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Author: Cunningham, Thomas, 1604-1670.
Title: Explication, of - Thrissels - banner. Containing a brief interpretation & declaration, of the forme & fashion thereof, as also of the matter therein expressed.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Explication, of - Thrissels - banner. Containing a brief interpretation & declaration, of the forme & fashion thereof, as also of the matter therein expressed.
Cunningham, Thomas, 1604-1670.

[Netherlands: s.n.], Anno 1640.
Alternate titles: Explication, of-Thrissels-banner. Thrissels banner.
Notes:
The name of the author, Thomas Cunnynghame, appears in the first syllables of each line of the verse beneath the banner in the plate and in the middle of B4r.
A Covenanter manifesto.
Country of publication from STC.
Signatures: A-B4.
The engraved plate is entitled: Thrissels. banner.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Subject terms:
Covenanters -- Scotland -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A19703.0001.001

Contents
title page
The Preface.
Explication of the Forme & Fashion of Thrissels Banner.
The Booke.
The Sword.
The Thrissel Crouwned.
The Garter.
The Banner.
The Crosses into the Banner.
The fyve Rings.
The Streamer.
Explication of the Matter Expressed in Thrissels Banner.
The Title.
Liberum Hilarem.
Si Deus nobiscum Quis contranos.
Tandem Bona Causa Triumphat.
Si Deus nobiscum Quis contranos.
Tandem Bona Causa Triumphat.
Pro Lege Rege Grege.
Crede mihi verum Libertas optima rerum nunquam Servili sub Nexu vivete Filij.
Remove the VVicked from the King in Righteousnes then shal he Reign.
O King of Royal Race, Remember My true VVord thow ventur's Crown and Peace, By Drawing of Thy Sword.
If this Knot loused bee, it's thy Loss and thy heirs Whether the Victorie, bee on thy syde or theirs.
Dominus firmet Vinculum Pacis.
Hony soit Qui Maly pense.
In Defence.
Hold fast the Trueth, care not for Mortal Men, Expecting th'Endles Crown most Comfortable, If Christians Hope were but in this Lyfe, then Wee, of al Men, were the most Miserable.
VVo to Them that Control Us, Wee'l Fear God, then Carolus.
When only Thrissels King our Faythful Steward Born S. Andrews Cros Enioy'd, We Ioy'd by Trueths Plantation.
But since the doubel Cros of Brittans Chief was Worn, Worldlings did ever Cross our Peace and Reformation.
Explication of the VVords Comprehended Within the Body of the Banner.