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Crab, Roger 1621?-1680

Works: 21 works in 60 publications in 1 language and 908 library holdings
Genres: History  Apologetic works  Controversial literature 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR1121, 271.02042
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Most widely held works by Roger Crab
A tender salutation, or, The substance of a letter given forth by the Rationals, to the despised remnant and seed of God, in the people called Quakers by Roger Crab( Book )

7 editions published in 1659 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dagon's-downfall; or The great idol digged up root and branch by Roger Crab( )

5 editions published in 1657 in English and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English hermite, or, Wonder of this age : Being a relation of the life of Roger Crab, living neer Uxbridg, taken from his own mouth, shewing his strange reserved and unparallel'd kind of life, who counteth it a sin against his body and soule to eate any sort of flesh, fish, or living creature, or to drinke any wine, ale, or beere. He can live with three farthings a week. His constant food is roots and hearbs, as cabbage, turneps, carrets, dock-leaves, and grasse; also bread and bran, without butter or cheese: his cloathing is sack-cloath. He left the Army, and kept a shop at Chesham, and hath now left off that, and sold a considerable estate to give to the poore, shewing his reasons from the Scripture, Mark. 10. 21. Jer. 35 by Roger Crab( )

5 editions published in 1655 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last leaf bears verse. Annotation on Thomason copy: "Jan: 23 1654"; the final 5 in imprint date crossed out. Reproduction of the original in the British Library. (DLPS) A84015.0001.001. (vid) 168038. (Aleph) 5368327. (stc) Wing (2nd ed.) E3089. (stc) Thomason E.826[1]. (bibno) (UnM)99872090e. This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at for further information or permissions. Vegetarianism. Vegetarians -- England
The English hermite, or, Wonder of this age by Roger Crab( )

2 editions published in 1655 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English hermites ; and Dagons-downfall by Roger Crab( Book )

2 editions published between 1655 and 1990 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Answer to R. Crabs printed Paper to the Quakers, and likewise to his principles and doctrines, whose spirit is tryed and found in the dark, etc by George Salter( Book )

1 edition published in 1659 in Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Crabb, Roger 1621?-1680

Criop, Rowedger 1621?-1680

Roger Crab Soldier and hermit

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