|Author:||Renniger, Michael, 1530-1609.|
|Title:||A treatise conteining two parts. 1 An exhortation to true loue, loyaltie, and fidelitie to her Maiestie. 2 A treatise against treasons, rebellions, and such disloyalties. Written by Michael Renniger.|
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A treatise conteining two parts. 1 An exhortation to true loue, loyaltie, and fidelitie to her Maiestie. 2 A treatise against treasons, rebellions, and such disloyalties. Written by Michael Renniger.
Renniger, Michael, 1530-1609.
Imprinted at London: At the three Cranes in the Vintree by Thomas Dawson, and are there to be sold, 1587.
Signatures: A-T U2.
Imperfect; leaves U,U2 mutilated, affecting text.
Reproduction of the original in the Folger Shakespeare Library.
Catholic Church -- Controversial literature -- Early works to 1800.
Allegiance -- Early works to 1800.
❧ To the most Excellent, mightie, and gracious Queene, ELIZABETH by the grace of God Queene of England, Fraunce, and Ireland, defender of the true Christian faith, grace and mercie from God our Faher, and from our Lorde Iesus Christ.
The Contentes, principall points, and cheefe matters of the ex∣hortation.
The fitnesse of the season for this kind of exhortation.
The order of the exhortation.
THE FIRST OF THE chief matters.
¶ The Contentes, principall points, and chiefe matters of this Treatise.
Against Treasons, Rebellions, and such like disloyalties.
The first is, what engine commonly hee vsed and still vseth in such practises.
The second point and matter of my first parte is, at what time chieflie the Bishoppe of Rome beganne to vse this engine, of excom∣municating and cursing of Princes and Realmes, and practising of such treasons, and rebellions gainst them.
The third chiefe matter of my first part is, by what means the Bishops of Rome doe manage and carrie on their practises.
The last of the chiefe matters of the first part is, the iudgement of God vppon the cursing Popes.
Of the conceiuing of treasons, rebellions, & such like disloyalties and wickednesse, by occasion of the wordes of Dauid: He con∣ceiueth sorrow.
Of the trauailing with treasons, rebellions & such like disloyalties, vppon the wordes of Dauid: Hee trauaileth with iniquitie or mischiefe.
After trauailing, what fruite such wicked persons bring foorth.
What is the end of treasons, rebellions, and such like wickednesse.
Nowe of the last, concerning thanksgiuing and praising of God, by occasion of the woordes of Dauid: I will praise and giue thanks vnto the Lord according to his righteousnesse, and will sing praise to the name of the Lorde the most high.