Chesterfield in Derbyshire
St. Chesterfield is a historic Market town and local government district in Derbyshire, a County in England. History The area that is now Derbyshire was first visited probably briefly by humans 200000 years ago during the Aveley Interglacial as evidenced by a Middle Events 1495 - King Charles VIII of France enters Naples to claim the city's throne Paul's Churchyard
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Charles Rivington (1688 - February 22, 1742), British publisher, eldest son of Thurston Rivington, was born at Chesterfield, Derbyshire, in 1688. Events 1495 - King Charles VIII of France enters Naples to claim the city's throne Year 1742 ( MDCCXLII) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a The Kingdom of Great Britain, also known as the United Kingdom of Great Britain, was a State in northwest Europe, in existence from 1707 to 1800 Publishing is the process of production and dissemination of Literature or Information &ndash the activity of making information available for public view Chesterfield is a historic Market town and local government district in Derbyshire, a County in England.
Coming to London as apprentice to a bookseller, he took over in 1711 the publishing business of Richard Chiswell (1639-1711), and, at the sign of the Bible and the Crown in Paternoster Row, he carried on a business almost entirely connected with theological and educational literature. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. Theology is the study of a god or the gods from a religious perspective Education encompasses both the Teaching and Learning of Knowledge, proper conduct, and technical competency He published one of George Whitefield's earliest works, 'The Nature and Necessity of a new Birth in Christ' (1737) and brought out an edition of the Imitation of Christ. Early life He was born at the Bell Inn Southgate Street Gloucester, England. The Imitation of Christ (or De imitatione Christi) by Thomas à Kempis, is a widely read Christian spiritual book George Whitefield at that time was acknowledged as the leader of Methodism and he was preaching to thousands. Methodism is a movement within Protestant Christianity represented by a number of denominations and organizations He recounts how he was approached by Charles Rivington and had to be persuaded that this was the correct course.
In 1736 Rivington with Bettesworth founded the company of booksellers who called themselves the "New Conger," in rivalry with the older association, the "Conger," dating from about 1700. Year 1736 ( MDCCXXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year In 1741 he published the first volume of Samuel Richardson's novel, Pamela. Samuel Richardson (19 August 1689 &ndash 4 July 1761 was an 18th-century English Writer and printer. Pamela or Virtue Rewarded is an epistolary Novel by Samuel Richardson, first published in 1740.
After his death, Charles Rivington was succeeded by his two sons, John (1720-1792) and James (1724-1802). James Rivington (c 1724 London England – July 1802 New York city) was an English -born American journalist James emigrated to America, and pursued his trade in New York; John carried on the business on the lines marked out by his father, and was the great Church of England publisher of the day. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous The Church of England is the officially established Christian church in England, the Mother Church of the worldwide Anglican In 1760 he was appointed publisher to the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, and the firm retained the agency for over seventy years. Having admitted his sons Francis (1745-1822) and Charles (1754-1831) into partnership he undertook for the "New Conger" Association the issue of a standard edition of the works of Shakespeare, Milton, Locke and other British classics; also Cruden's Concordance. William Shakespeare ( baptised John Milton ( 9 December, 1608 – 8 November, 1674) was an English Poet, Prose Polemicist and John Locke (29 August 1632 – 28 October 1704 was an English Philosopher. John Rivington died on January 16, 1792. Events 27 BC - The title Augustus is bestowed upon Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian by the Roman Senate.
In 1810 John (1779-1841), the eldest son of Francis, was admitted a partner. In 1827 George (1801-1858) and Francis (1805-1885), sons of Charles Rivington, joined the firm. Rivington contracted further ties with the High Church party by the publication (1833, &c. ) of Tracts for the Times. John Rivington died on November 21 1841, his son, John Rivington (1812-1886) having been admitted a partner in 1836. Events 164 BC - Judas Maccabaeus, son of Mattathias of the Hasmonean family restores the Temple in Jerusalem. George Rivington died in 1858; and in 1859 Francis Rivington retired, leaving the conduct of affairs in the hands of John Rivington and his own sons, Francis Hansard (b. 1834) and Septimus (b. 1846).
In 1890 the business was sold to Messrs Longmans. Year 1890 ( MDCCCXC) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Longman was a publishing company founded in London, England in 1724 A business of the same character was, however, carried on from 1889 to 1893 by Mr Septimus Rivington and Mr John Guthrie Percival, as Percival & Co. This was changed in 1893 to Rivington, Percival & Co. ; and in 1897 the firm revived its earlier title of Rivington & Co. , maintaining its reputation for educational works and its connection with the Moderate and High Church Party. This article refers to the Swedish political party for the group that dominated the Church of Scotland in the 18th century see Moderate Party (Scotland " High Church " relates to Ecclesiology and Liturgy in Anglican theology and practice
See The House of Rivington, by Septimus Rivington (1894); also the Publishers' Circular (January 15, 1885 June 2, 1890). Events 588 BC - Nebuchadrezzar II of Babylon lays siege to Jerusalem under Zedekiah 's reign Year 1885 ( MDCCCLXXXV) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common Events 455 - The Vandals enter Rome, and plunder the city for two weeks Year 1890 ( MDCCCXC) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common
This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the public domain. The Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition (1910–1911 is a 29-volume reference work that marked the beginning of the Encyclopædia Britannica The public domain is a range of abstract materials &ndash commonly referred to as Intellectual property &ndash which are not owned or controlled by anyone