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Tindal, Matthew, LL.D.
(b. Devonshire, 1657; d. August 16th, 1733). Concerning Obedience to the Supreme Powers, and the Duty of Subjects in all Revolutions (1694); an Essay concerning the Laws of Nations and the Rights of Sovereigns (1695), The Rights of the Christian Church asserted against the Romish, with a Preface Concerning the Government of the Church of England as by Law Established (1706); a Defence of the Rights of the Church against W. Wotton (1707); A Second Defence (1708); The Jacobitism, Perjury, and Popery of the High Church Priests (1710); Christianity as Old as the Creation (1730). See Lechlers Geschichte des Englischen Deismus (Stuttg., 1841); Hunts Religious Thought in England (vol. ii., 1871); and Leslie Stephens English Thought (vol. i., 1876).