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Isaac Ambrose: A Biographical Sketch

Isaac Ambrose: A Biographical Sketch

Born in 1604 under the rule of James I, Isaac Ambrose lived during a politically and spiritually unsettled time through most of the 17th century. During his life Isaac Ambrose exhibited the best in Puritan piety. Learn about this lesser known Puritan and his practice of the spiritual disciplines.


Ambrose, Isaac. Prima, Media, et Ultima, or First, Middle, and Last Things. Forgotten Books, 2012.

Ambrose, Issac. The Complete Works of … Mr. Isaac Ambrose, Consisting of These Following Treatises, Viz. Prima, Media, Et Ultima, Or, the First, Middle and Last Things … with a Sermon Added, Concerning Redeeming the Time, Looking Unto Jesus … War with Devils ; Ministration Of, and Communion with Angels. England, 1759. 917 pages

J.G. & J. Toulmin. Parish of Blackburn, County of Lancaster: A History of Blackburn, Town and Parish.  Blackburn (England), 1877. 784 pages

Ryrie, Alec. Being Protestant in Reformation Britain. OUP Oxford, 2013

Shaw, Williams Arthur. Minutes of the Manchester Presbyterian Classis, Part 3. Lancashire (England): Chetham society, 1891

Liu, Dai. Puritan London: A Study of Religion and Society in the City Parishes. University of Delaware Press, Jan 1, 1986. 259 pages

Neal, Daniel, The History of the Puritans, Or Protestant Nonconformists: From the Reformation in 1517, to the Revolution in 1688; Comprising an Account of Their Principles; Their Attempts for a Farther Reformation in the Church; Their Sufferings; and the Lives and Characters of Their Most Considerable Divines. Great Britain: Harper & Brothers, 1843.