George Fox (1624-1691) through his leadership and writingsis regarded as the seminal figure of Society of Friends. The son of a leicestershire weaver, he left home at the age of nineteen in search of men and women who were on a like spiritual pilgrimage. from these encounters Quakerism sprang.
This edition, first published in 1952, differs from all others. It is based on the manuscript sources, though spelling and punctuation have been modernized. It thus recaptures the immediacy and vigor-of-phrase of Fox himself.