Add to bookbag
Search this text:   Other search options
Author: Bale, John, 1495-1563.
Title: The pageant of popes contayninge the lyues of all the bishops of Rome, from the beginninge of them to the yeare of Grace 1555. Deuided into iii. sortes bishops, archbishops, and popes, vvhereof the two first are contayned in two bookes, and the third sort in fiue. In the vvhich is manifestlye shevved the beginning of Antichriste and increasing to his fulnesse, and also the vvayning of his povver againe, accordinge to the prophecye of Iohn in the Apocalips. ... Written in Latin by Maister Bale, and now Englished with sondrye additions by I.S.
Publication info: Ann Arbor, MI ; Oxford (UK) :: Text Creation Partnership,
2003-09 (EEBO-TCP Phase 1).
Rights/Permissions:

To the extent possible under law, the Text Creation Partnership has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above, according to the terms of the CC0 1.0 Public Domain Dedication (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/). This waiver does not extend to any page images or other supplementary files associated with this work, which may be protected by copyright or other license restrictions. Please go to http://www.textcreationpartnership.org/ for more information.

Print source: The pageant of popes contayninge the lyues of all the bishops of Rome, from the beginninge of them to the yeare of Grace 1555. Deuided into iii. sortes bishops, archbishops, and popes, vvhereof the two first are contayned in two bookes, and the third sort in fiue. In the vvhich is manifestlye shevved the beginning of Antichriste and increasing to his fulnesse, and also the vvayning of his povver againe, accordinge to the prophecye of Iohn in the Apocalips. ... Written in Latin by Maister Bale, and now Englished with sondrye additions by I.S.
Bale, John, 1495-1563., Studley, John, 1545?-1590?

[Imprinted at London: In Fleetestreate neare vnto S. Dunstones Church by Thomas Marshe], Anno 1574.
Alternate titles: Acta Romanorum pontificum. English
Subject terms:
Catholic Church -- Controversial literature.
Popes -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A02895.0001.001

Contents
THE FIRST BOOKE of the Pageant of Popes.
THE SIXTE BOOKE and according to maister Baales or∣der the fourth diuision of the third sort of Popes vnto Iulius the seconde, contayninge 260. yeares which he calleth the raigne of the Locusts vnder Abadon the de∣stroyer, accordinge to the 9. Chapter of the Apoca∣lips: For that in this time the Locusts which he enterpreteth the new found orders of begging fryers, inuented and ratifyed by the foure last Popes, deuoure, spoyle, waste and destroye all with their sophisticall and cauilling doctrine: As did Thomas Aquinas, Ioannes Scotus, Occam, Ge∣rardus Bonomensis, Aegidius Romanus, Magister Sententiarū, vvith other like subtill schoolemen and Sorbonistes, vvho with their gloses, allegories and di∣stinctions, corrupted the true sence of the Scripture, and in maner toke it cleane awaye.