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Author: Scory, John, d. 1585.
Title: An epistle wrytten by Iohn Scory the late bishope of Chichester vnto all the faythfull that be in pryson in Englande, or in any other troble for the defence of Goddes truthe wherin he dothe as well by the promises of mercy as also by thensamples of diuerse holy martyres, comfort, encorrage & strengt[h]e them paciently for Christes sake to suffer the manifolde cruell and moste tyra[n]nous persecutio[n]s of ye Antichristian tormentours: exhorting them to contynue in faythfull prayers, innocency of lyfe, pacience, and hope, that God maye the rather deliuer them, restore againe the light of his gospell to Englande, and confounde all the proude, beastly, & deuelishe enterprises of Antichristes garde, that doo imagine nothing els but ye subuersion of the gospell of Christ, and contynually thruste for the bloud of all true Christians.
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2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: An epistle wrytten by Iohn Scory the late bishope of Chichester vnto all the faythfull that be in pryson in Englande, or in any other troble for the defence of Goddes truthe wherin he dothe as well by the promises of mercy as also by thensamples of diuerse holy martyres, comfort, encorrage & strengt[h]e them paciently for Christes sake to suffer the manifolde cruell and moste tyra[n]nous persecutio[n]s of ye Antichristian tormentours: exhorting them to contynue in faythfull prayers, innocency of lyfe, pacience, and hope, that God maye the rather deliuer them, restore againe the light of his gospell to Englande, and confounde all the proude, beastly, & deuelishe enterprises of Antichristes garde, that doo imagine nothing els but ye subuersion of the gospell of Christ, and contynually thruste for the bloud of all true Christians.
Scory, John, d. 1585.

[Emden: E. van der Erve, Anno 1555]
Alternate titles: Epistle wrytten by John Scory the late bishope of Chichester unto all the faythfull that be in pryson in Englande, or in any other troble for the defence of Goddes truthe Epistle wrytten by John Scory the late bishope of Chichester unto all the faythfull that be in pryson in Englande, or in any other troble for the defence of Goddes truthe.
Notes:
Place of publication and printer's name from STC; date from colophon.
Signatures: A-B.
Copies vary: The Folger Copy title page has the verso blank and is conjugate; the University of Durham copy title page with verso blank is from the same type-setting but is pasted on a stub, the verso of which shows the remains of a woodcut--STC.
Reproduction of the original in the Folger Shakespeare Library.
Subject terms:
Consolation -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A11613.0001.001

Contents
half title
Vnto the faythfull, and most vale∣aūt souldyours of the great captaine, the Lorde Iesus Christ, that be in pri∣son in Englande, or any other where in banyshmēt and trouble, for the de∣fence of Goddes worde, Iohn Scory willyngly a banished man for the sa∣me worde, wisheth from God our father, the grace, comforte, and strength of his holy Goost thorowe our only me∣diatour Iesus Christ.
colophon