Oliver Heywood

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VirginiaHuguenot

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Oliver Heywood, English Puritan (1630 -- May 4, 1702) was a Presbyterian minister whose ministry lasted more than 50 years. His Works comprise five volumes, and include such treatises as The Family Altar (see an excerpt here) and Heart Treasure (1852 edition currently available on Ebay here - current high bid is $0.99).

More on his life and works may be found here and in Meet the Puritans, ed. by Joel Beeke and Randall Pederson.

The Whole Works of the Rev. Oliver Heywood, B.A., Vol. I
 

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Oliver Heywood kept a diary which records that he "preached 3,027 sermons, kept 1,256 fasts, observed 314 thanksgiving days, and traveled 31,345 miles during the course of his ministry." -- Meet the Puritans, p. 343
 
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