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Title: O read me for I am of great antiquitie I plaine Piers which can not flatter, a plough man men me call, my speech is fowlle yet marke the matter now things may hap to fall, but now another Ile haue for mee, I thinke it is as fit say, if any my name doo craue, I am the gransier of Martin mareprelitte : compiled afore yeaster day, for the behoofe and ouerthrow of all parsons, vikars, and curats, who haue learned their cathechismes and can not yet vnderstand them, although they be past their grace.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: O read me for I am of great antiquitie I plaine Piers which can not flatter, a plough man men me call, my speech is fowlle yet marke the matter now things may hap to fall, but now another Ile haue for mee, I thinke it is as fit say, if any my name doo craue, I am the gransier of Martin mareprelitte : compiled afore yeaster day, for the behoofe and ouerthrow of all parsons, vikars, and curats, who haue learned their cathechismes and can not yet vnderstand them, although they be past their grace.
Roy, William, fl. 1527-1531.

[S.l.]: Printed either of this side, or of that side of some the priestes, [1589?]
Notes:
In verse.
Sometimes attributed to William Roy--Cf. STC (2nd ed.).
Date of imprint suggested by STC (2nd ed.).
Imperfect: lacking all after signature D2.
Reproduction of original in the British Library.
Subject terms:
Catholic Church -- Controversial literature.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A09636.0001.001

Contents
mock title page
To the puissant paltry politanes, bounsing Lord Bishops, Popish parsons, Fickars, and Currats, with all that Romish rable, Piers, Grandsier of Martin Mar∣prelate, wisheth you better then I thinke you wishe your selues.
O Reade me for I am the annoynted▪