|Author:||Vermigli, Pietro Martire, 1499-1562.|
|Title:||The common places of the most famous and renowmed diuine Doctor Peter Martyr diuided into foure principall parts: with a large addition of manie theologicall and necessarie discourses, some neuer extant before. Translated and partlie gathered by Anthonie Marten, one of the sewers of hir Maiesties most honourable chamber.|
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The common places of the most famous and renowmed diuine Doctor Peter Martyr diuided into foure principall parts: with a large addition of manie theologicall and necessarie discourses, some neuer extant before. Translated and partlie gathered by Anthonie Marten, one of the sewers of hir Maiesties most honourable chamber.
Vermigli, Pietro Martire, 1499-1562., Simmler, Josias, 1530-1576., Marten, Anthony, d. 1597.
[Imprinted at London: In Pater noster Rovve, [by Henry Denham and Henry Middleton] at the costs and charges of Henrie Denham, Thomas Chard, VVilliam Broome, and Andrew Maunsell, 1583]
|Alternate titles:||Loci communes. English Loci communes. Another collection of certeine diuine matters and doctrines. Another collection of certeine divine matters and doctrines. Common places of the most famous and renowmed divine Doctor Peter Martyr.|
A translation of: Loci communes.
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The third and fourth parts each begin new pagination; register is continuous. "Another collection of certeine diuine matters and doctrines" has separate dated title page and register; pagination begins with 101 on 2A3. "A sermon of Christes death" begins new pagination on 32A1.
Includes "An oration wherein is set foorth the life and death of the most famous man and excellent diuine D. Peter Martyr Vermillius .. by Iosias Simlerus", 32P1-32R2.
P. 397, 398 (second count) misnumbered 379, 380. P. 331 (third count) misnumbered 335.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Theology, Doctrinal -- Early works to 1800.
table of contents
A GENERALL METHOD AND DISTRIBVTION OF THE WHOLE WORKE.
A PARTICVLAR METHOD OF THE FIRST PART.
A method of the Common places of the second Part.
The method and order of the Common places of the Third part.
The method of the Common places of the fourth part.
Certaine faults escaped.
Of the ends of good and euill among the Christians. The first Chapter.
The second Chapter. Of the naturall knowledge of God by the things created: & whervnto this know∣ledge tendeth. And whether there be anie that knoweth not God. Out of the Epistle to the Romans, Cap. 1, verse. 19. Looke, In Sam. Cap. 6, vers. 22.
The third Chapter. Concerning Prophesie; out of the first of Samuel, the 19. Chapter, verse 33.
The fourth Chapter. Of Visions; and how, and how much God may bee knowne of men. Out of the booke of Iudges the 6. chapter, vers. 22.
The fift Chapter. Of Dreames; chieflie out of the booke of Iudges, the 7. chapter, vers. 13.
The sixt Chapter. Of the holie scriptures; out of the Pre∣face vpon the first epistle to the Corinthians.
An exhortation to the reading of the scriptures.
The seuenth Chapter. Whether yong and incontinent men, and finallie anie other sort are to be excluded from hearing of the word of God.
The eight Chapter. Of Lots, whereby Gods counsell was as∣ked: and first of Vrim and Thumim; which were so called, of charitie and perfection.
Of forespeaking or foretel∣ling; called Omen.
The ninth Chapter. Of Miracles; and what power they be of to establish faith and doctrine.
The tenth Chapter. Of appeerings of diuels; of their an∣swers, and sundrie illusions.
VVhether the diuell can appeare, and knowe things to come, and giue answers.
VVhether it be lawfull to aske counsell of the Diuell, and to vse his helpe.
The eleuenth Chapter. Of a good intent, zeale, prescription, and custome; all which the superstitious sort are woont to alledge against the word.
Of Prescription and Custome.
The twelfe Chapter. Of sundrie things attributed vnto God, and the holie Trinitie; where his god∣head is prooued to be in the Sonne and in the holie Ghost.
VVhether the holie Ghost be God.
The xiij. Chapter. Of the creation of all things; wherein is intreated of angels, of men, of the es∣sence of the soule, of the image of God, and of diuerse other things.
Of Angels and their creation.
Of the estate of man; Jn Gen. 2, verse 7.
Of the long life of the Fathers.
The xiiij. Chapter. Of Felicitie in generall, and of the chee∣fest good; out of the commentaries vp∣on Aristotles Ethikes.
Of Pleasure, and wherein it may con∣cur with the cheefest good, and wherein it may not.
Of Honour, that it is not the cheefest good; but wherein it concur∣reth with it, and wherein not.
Of certeine good things attending vp∣on Felicitie; namelie, riches, beautie, nobilitie, and such like: and how far men may vse them vvithout hinde∣rance vnto Felicitie.
Of contemplation, and what Felicitie is therein.
That vertue is not the cheefest good; and wherein the same agre∣eth with it.
Of the causes of Felicitie.
The xv. Chapter. Whether anie man can be counted hap∣pie, while he liueth in this world.
The xvj. Chapter. Of Prouidence; vpon Genesis the 28. chapter, verse 16.
The .xvij. Chapter. Whether God be the Author of sinne; out of the second booke of Sam. the 16. chapter, verse 22. Looke in Iud. 3, 9. and 9, 24. and 2. Sam, 2, 27. and 1. Kings. 22, 21. and In Rom. 1. 23.
VVe haue added these few things out of the like place vpon the first of Samuel, the se∣cond chapter.
An other discourse of the same argument.
The xviij. Chapter. How it may be said, that God dooth repent, and dooth tempt.
How it could be said to Saule, that his kingdome should be established for euer, the same being before appointed to the tribe of Iuda.
The first Chapter. Of Sinne, especiallie originall sinne; and of the vniuersall corrupting of mans nature.
These things I thought good to adde out of the fift to the Romans vpon these words; Euen as by one man, &c.
That sinne is the cause of death.
How by Sinne all things are sub∣iect vnto vanitie.
The second Chapter. Of Free will.
These things which followe are taken out of the like place vpon the first to the Corinthians, at the end of the second Chapter.
Of Voluntarie and Not voluntarie.
Of that which is Vo∣luntarie.
Of mans Election, or ma∣king of choise.
The third Chapter. Of the Lawe.
Of Philosophie, and of the comparison hereof, especiallie morall, with Diui∣nitie; taken out of the beginning of the Commentaries vp∣on Aristotles Ethiks.
Necessarie rules aswell for the expoun∣ding, as for obeieng of the lawe.
The fourth Chapter. Of Idolatrie, forbidden by the first Commandement.
VVhether it be lawfull for Christians to dwell among Infidels.
Of the Iewes.
VVhat is, to tempt God.
The fift Chapter. The second Precept, which con∣cerneth Images.
Of humane sacrifices.
The establishing of the second com∣mandement; whether the child shall beare the inqiuitie of his father.
The sixt Chapter. The third Precept; of the sanctifica∣tion of the name of God.
The seuenth Chapter. The fourth precept; of sanctifieng the sabboth daie.
The eight Chapter. The fift precept; of the honouring of Superiours.
Of desire of Praise.
The ninth Chapter. Wherein is treated vpon the sixt pre∣cept; and first of Friendship.
Of Homicide, or Man∣slaughter.
Of the fact of Elias, and that a peruerse imitating of him must be auoided.
VVhether Helias did well, in killing of the Baalits.
Of Parricide or slaieng of parents.
VVhether it be lawfull for anie man to kill himselfe.
Of resisting of violence.
Of curssings, imprecations, or bannings.
How far it may be lawfull to reioise in our enimies ouerthrowe.
Of a cursse.
Of Affects, or affections in generall; out of the Commentaries vpon Aristotles Ethiks.
Of some of the Affects seuerallie.
Of Mercie, and the affect called Nemesis.
The tenth Chapter. The seuenth precept; Thou shalt not commit adulterie: and first of Matri∣monie, and hauing of concubines.
Of Polygamie, or the hauing of more wiues than one.
VVhether it be lawfull for children to marrie without the consent of their parents.
Of Rauine, or violent ta∣king awaie.
VVhether marriages be lawfull be∣tweene persons of diuers religions.
Of Degrees forbidden to make con∣tract in marriage.
VVhether anie dispensation may be made in degrees of kindred prohibited by God.
Of Dowries; In the Commentaries vpon Iudges, the first chapter, and the 14. verse.
Of Diuorsements, and putting awaie of wiues.
The eleuenth Chapter. Of Whoredome, fornication, adulterie, and other noisome things, which are contrarie to the seuenth commande∣ment.
Of Bastards, and children vn∣lawfullie borne.
Of Idlenesse, and other intise∣ments vnto wickednes.
Of the punishments of Adulterie.
Of the reconciliation of man and wife after adulterie committed.
Of VVine and Droon∣kennesse.
Of Garments and Apparell.
Of Counterfet, Fuke, or false colouring.
The twelfe Chapter. ¶ The eight commandement; Thou shalt not steale. And first of theft, sacrilege, and the stealing awaie of mens seruants and children.
Of well dooing, and Hos∣pitalitie.
Of benefiting and vnthank∣fulnesse.
Of Plaies or Pastimes.
Of Gentlenesse and affa∣bilitie.
The. 13. Chapter. The ninth Precept; Thou shalt not beare false witnesse. And first of Contumelie.
Of mocking and tawnting.
Of Deceipt or Guile.
VVhether Guile be lawfull for the roo∣ting out of Idolatrie and heresie; In 2. King. 10, verse 17.
Of Truth, and of a Lie: which place is treated of In Iudges 3. and also In 1. Sam. 21, verse 12.
VVhether it be lawfull to lie, for pre∣seruing the life of our neighbour.
VVhether for modestie sake it be law∣full to lie; vpon the second of Samuel, chapter the 9. verse the 8.
VVhether faith must be kept toward him that breaketh his promise.
Of a Fable and Apollogie.
The xiiij. Chapter. The last precept; Thou shalt not lust. Wherein is treated of the comparison and connexion of sinnes one with an o∣ther. Also of the summe of the lawe, the which consisteth in charitie.
Of the comparison betweene sinnes.
The xv. Chapter. VVhether the commandement of God be so set foorth, that it may be kept in this life: moreouer, of the vse and abroga∣ting of the lawe.
VVhether we ought by rewards, to be moued to the obedience of God.
Of the vse and abrogating of the lawe.
The xvj. Chapter. Of the likenesse and vnlikenesse of the Old and New league or couenant.
The xvij. Chapter. Of Christ, and his manifestation in the flesh; and by what meanes he perfor∣med all the parts of our saluation.
The xviij. Chapter. A plaine exposition of Peter Martyr, vpon the twelue articles of the Christian faith.
Fiue other principall points belonging to the person of the sonne.
Conceiued of the holie Ghost, borne of the virgine Marie.
He suffered vnder Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, buried, descended into hell.
He was buried, he descended into hell.
He rose againe the third daie, he as∣cended into heauen, he sitteth at the right hand of God the father almightie.
From thence he shall come to iudge both the quicke and the dead.
I beleeue in the holie Ghost.
I beleeue in the holie catholike church, the communion of Saints, &c.
The remission of sinnes.
The Resurrection of the flesh.
The life euerlasting.
The first Chapter. Of Predestination. Vpon the ninth chapter to the Ro∣mans, at the latter end of the chapter.
VVhether God would kill or de∣stroie anie man.
The second Chapter. Of the calling of God, and of his grace.
How grace and works are vnto eternall life.
The third Chapter. Of Faith, and the certeintie thereof; and of the vices of feare and securitie, which are contrarie vnto the same: also of the nature of our adoption, and hope, and vnion with Christ.
How far foorth faith agre∣eth with feare.
VVhether true Faith may be seuered from Charitie.
VVhether charitie may be called the forme of faith.
How Faith excelleth Charitie, and so likewise on the contrarie.
VVhat is the vnion of the god∣lie with Christ.
Touching the adoption of the children of God; out of the eight chap∣ter to the Romans, verse 15.
The description of Christian Hope, in the 5. chapter to the Ro∣mans, verse 5.
The fourth Chapter. Of Iustification; Vpon the epistle to the Romans, at the end of the 11. chapter. This place is also treated of, vpon the 1. to the Cor. 1. about the end; and vp∣on Genesis, 15. verse 6.
The fift Chapter. Of peace and Christian libertie; where al∣so is intreated of offense of the consci∣ence, and especiallie of the choise of meates.
Of Bondage and christian freedome.
Of Christian libertie.
Touching the choise of Meates, Jn the 1. Cor. 8.
The sixt Chapter. Of vowes in generall; also of the vow of the Nazarites, of Ieptha, and of the Rechabits.
Of the Vow of the Na∣zarites.
Of the vow of Ieptha, in the 11. of Iudges, verse. 34.
Of the Rechabites.
The seuenth Chapter. Of Marriage, and Sole life; especiallie of Ministers.
The eight Chapter. Of Repentance; where also is trea∣ted of Sacraments.
The ninth Chapter. Wherein is treated and discoursed of workes of Supererogation, of Purgato∣torie, and of other papisticall corrup∣tions.
Of Purgatorie, the Papisti∣call fire.
The tenth Chapter. Of Teares, fasting, and watchings, being the outward exercises of repentance: & first concerning teares.
The eleuenth Chapter. Of Christian life; wherein is treated of diuers vocations, of friendship, of the confession of Christ, also of the exam∣ple of Naaman the Syrian, which is largelie expounded, the vse of riches, and of pouertie.
The example of Naaman is expounded.
That the possession of riches is lawfull for godlie men, how they must be vsed; also of the induring of pouertie.
Of Liberalitie and Mag∣nificence.
The twelfe Chapter. Of Fortitude, of mortification, of endu∣ring the crosse and afflictions; wherein is also treated of flieng awaie, and of ba∣nishment.
VVhether Dauid did well, in that (through feare of Saule) he fled vn∣to the Philistines; and what we are to doo, if we should fall into the like troubles.
VVhether the Holie men were infe∣rior to the Ethniks in abiding aduersities, and in repres∣sing of affections.
The xiij. Chapter. Of Praiers, and of the intercession of Christ; wherein is intreated of speaking in a strange toong, of Musicke, and of hymnes.
How God saith that he will not giue that which he will giue; and so contrariewise.
Of the Intercession of Christ.
The abuse of foren language.
Of Musicke and Miter.
The xiiij. Chapter. Of Death, of Consolation, of Moorning and Buriall; & in what state the soules of the godlie are before the resurrection.
Of moorning for the dead; out of the booke of Genesis, vpon the 23. chapter, verse 7.
That our soules, being loosed from the bodies, doo not sleepe.
Of wandering Spirits.
The xv. Chapter. Of the Resurrection.
The xvj. Chapter. Of the taking vp of Elias, and Henoch.
The xvij. Chapter. Of the end of the world, of the last iudge∣ment, of eternall life, of the equalitie of rewards, and of the restoring of the whole world.
That all mens glorie in heauen shall be alike.
Of the change of all things.
The first Chapter. Of the Church, and of the Functions, Calling, Office, Dignitie and efficacie of the Ministerie and Ministers in the same Church.
Of diuers Ministeries of the Church.
Of calling, and especiallie vnto the Ministerie.
Of the authoritie or contempt of Ministers.
Of the office of Pastors.
Of the Efficacie of the Mini∣sterie.
The mightie simplenesse of the Ministerie.
The second Chapter. Of the receiuing and not receiuing of re∣wards, gifts, and offices. And also of goods Ecclesiasticall, and the immunitie of Ec∣clesiasticall persons.
The third Chapter. Whether two heads may be in the Church, one visible and another inuisible.
The fourth Chapter. Of Ecclesiasticall lawes, of Traditions, of the discerning of spirits, of Councels, Fathers, and of the Canons, which they call the Canons of the Apostles.
Of discerning of Spirites.
VVhat authoritie the Fathers are of.
A iudgement touching the Canons ascribed to the Apostles.
The fifth Chapter. Of discipline & gouernment of the Church, and namelie of Excommunication: Of or∣der Ecclesiasticall: Of Temples and their ornaments.
Of Comelinesse, and order in the Church.
Of Temples or Churches.
Of the Ornaments of Churches.
The sixth Chapter. Of Schisme, and whether the Gospellers bee Schismatikes because they haue alienated themselues from the Papists. Looke after in the 20. Place.
The seuenth Chapter. Of Sacramentes, and namelie of Circumci∣sion.
The eight Chapter. Of Baptisme, Baptising of Infantes, and holinesse of Infants.
The ninth Chapter. Of the dedication of Temples, wherein is in∣treated of sundrie corruptions of Bap∣tisme.
Of Papisticall holie VVater.
A Treatise of the Sacrament of the Eucharist made openlie in Oxford by D. Peter Martyr, the Kings publike Professor of Diuinitie in the same Vniuersitie, when he had now finished the interpretati∣on of the xi. Chapter of the first Epistle to the Corinthians. Before which Treatise we haue placed an excellent Preface of his touching that matter dedicated by him with the same Treatise vnto the most Reuerend Father and victori∣ous Martyr of Iesus Christ, THOMAS CRANMER Archbyshop of CANTERBVRIE.
The tenth Chapter.
A short abridgement of the dis∣putation which D. P. Martyr made as concerning the Eucharist against Gardiner, Byshop of VVinchester.
That the vvordes of the Supper are to be vnderstood figuratiuelie.
That the figuratiue speeche of Christs vvords require no reall or substan∣tiall presence of his body and bloud.
Sayinges or sentences out of vvhich &c.
The eleuenth Chapter. Whether it be lawfull in the Communion to vse one onely kinde.
The twelfth Chapter. Of the Masse, Also of Sacrifices.
Another Common Place of Sacrifice.
The thirteenth Chapter. Of a Magistrate, and of the difference be∣tweene Ciuill and Ecclesiasticall power.
The fourteenth Chapter. Of the office of Magistrates, especially in exercising of Iudgement.
That the charge of Religion belon∣geth vnto Princes.
VVhether it be lavvful for Ma∣gistrates to let the guiltie passe vnpunished.
VVhether the excuse of Dauid wherin he purgeth himself because he puni∣shed not Ioab ought to be allovved, and vvhether a Magistrate maie vvell let passe a fault without any maner of punishment.
VVhether it be lavvfull to release iust punishments which are inioyned by lavves.
Of Executioners or Hangmen.
Of Sanctuaries called Asyla.
The fifteenth Chapter. Of Exile or Banishment.
The sixteenth Chapter. Whether it be lawfull for a Christian man to goe to lawe.
The seuenteenth Chapter. Of Warre or Battell.
VVhether it be lavvfull for the godly to haue peace vvith the vngodlie.
The eighteenth Chapter. Whether Captiues ought to be kept or put to death.
Of things vvhich be taken by the right of vvarre.
The nineteenth Chapter. Of a seuerall Conflict or Combate be∣tweene twaine hand to hand.
The twentith Chapter. Of Nobilitie, of Bondage, of Occupying marchandise, and ingrosing of wares.
Of Seruitude or bondage.
Of Traficke, or occupying of Mar∣chandise, and ingrossing of vvares called Monopolium.
The one & twentith Chapter. Of Troubles and Sedition: further of the suffering of Tyrannie.
VVhether it be lavvfull for subiectes to rise against their Prince.
VVhether Jehoiada did right in put∣ting Athalia from the kingdome.
Of the induring of Tyrannie by godlie men.
Certeine clauses or sentences con∣cerning Free will.
Of Prouidence and Pre∣destination.
Whether the Masse be a sacrifice.
An exhortation to the mysticall supper of the Lord.
To the excellent and worthie men, the gouernors of the schoole of Stra∣brough, my most reuerend maisters, grace and peace from God through Ie∣sus Christ our Lord.
The confession or opinion of D. Peter Martyr Vermillius, as touching the Supper of the Lord, exhibited vnto the most noble Senat of Strasbrough, when he was called to Zuricke, in the yeere of the Lord, 155.
The opinion of D. Peter Martyr Vermil∣lius, as touching the presence of the bo∣die of Christ in the Eucharist, propoun∣ded by him in the communication that was had at Poissy.
Vnto the first question.
Vnto the second question.
Vnto the third question.
Vnto the last question.
The Propositions of D. Peter Martyr, disputed openlie in the common Schooles at Strasbrough, in the yeare of the Lord, 1543.
Out of the first chapter of Genesis.
A disputation of the article of creation.
Propositions out of the first chap∣ter of Genesis.
Propositions taken out of the second chapter of the booke of Genesis.
Propositions out of the second and third chapters of Genesis.
Propositions out of the third chapter of Genesis.
Propositions out of the fourth, fift, and sixt chapters of Genesis.
Propositions out of the sixt, seuenth, and eight chapters of Genesis.
Propositions out of the eight and ninth chapters of Genesis.
Propositions out of the tenth, eleuenth and twelfe chapters of Genesis.
Propositions out of the xiij. and xiiij. chapters of Genesis.
Propositions out of the xiiij. and xv. chapters of Genesis.
Propositions out of the xv. chapter of the booke of Genesis.
Propositions out of the xvi. and xvij. chapters of the booke of Genesis.
Propositions out of the xviij. and xix. chapters of the booke of Genesis.
Propositions out of the 19. and 20. chapters of the booke of Genesis.
Propositions out of the xxi. chapter of the booke of Genesis.
Propositions out of the xxij. and xxiij. chapters of the booke of Genesis.
Propositions out of the xxiiij. and xxv. chapters of Genesis.
Propositions out of the xxv. xxvi. and xxvij. chapters of Genesis.
Propositions out of the xxvij. and xxviij. chapters of Genesis.
Propositions out of the xxviij. and xxix. chapters of Genesis.
Propositions out of the xxix. xxx, and xxxi. chapters of Genesis.
Propositions out of the xxxi. xxxij. xxxiij. and xxxiiij. chapters of Genesis.
Propositions out of the xxxiiij. xxxv. and xxxvi. chapters of Genesis.
Propositions out of the xxxvij, and xxxviij. chapters of Genesis.
Propositions out of the xxix, and xl. chapters of Genesis.
Propositions out of the xlij. xliij. xliiij. xlv. and xlvi. chapters of Genesis.
Propositions out of the first chapter of the booke of Exodus.
Propositions out of the second chapter of Exodus.
Propositions out of the third chapter of Exodus.
Propositions out of the fourth chap∣ter of the booke of Exodus.
Propositions out of the v. vi. vij. and viij. chapters of Exodus.
Propositions out of the viij. ix. x. and xi. chapters of Exodus.
Propositions out of the xiiij. and xv. chapters of Exodus.
Propositions out of the xvi. chapter of the booke of Exodus.
Propositions out of the xvij. and xviij. chapters of Exodus.
Propositions out of the xviij. and xix. chapters of Exodus.
Propositions out of the xix chap∣ter of Exodus.
Propositions out of the xx. chap∣ter of Exodus.
Propositions out of the xx. chap∣ter of Exodus.
Propositions out of the xx. chap∣ter of the booke of Exodus.
Propositions out of the xx. chapter of the booke of Exodus.
Propositions out of the xx. chapter of the booke of Exodus.
Propositions out of the xx. chapter of Exodus.
Propositions as touching Sanctuarie, out of the xxvi. and the rest of the chapters which follow of the booke of Exodus.
Propositions out of the first chapter of Leuiticus.
Propositions out of the second, third, and fourth chapters of Le∣uiticus.
Propositions out of the fourth, & fift, chapters of Leuiticus.
Propositions out of the fift, sixt, & se∣uenth chapters of Leuiticus.
Propositions out of the eleuenth chapter of the booke of the Iudges.
Peter Martyr to the Christian reader.
Questions set downe to be disputed of.
The disputers were these.
The disputation of the first daie, which was the xxviij. of Maie, Anno Domini. 1549. betweene D. Peter Martyr, and D. VVilliam Tresham, before the kings visitors, among whom the worthie man D. Cox, Chancellor of the Vniuer∣sitie of Oxford, before the disputation should begin, spake on this wise.
The disputation of the second day, which was the 29. daie of Maie, be∣tweene D. Peter Martyr, and D. William Chadse.
The third act was betweene M. Morgan, and D. Tresham, on the one part: and Doctor Martyr, on the other part.
The disputation of the fourth daie, made betweene D. VVilliam Chad∣se, wherein he opposed D. Peter Martyr, the first daie of Iune.
A SERMON OF CHRISTES DEATH out of the second Chapter of Saint Paul to the Philippians.
An Oration concerning the Resurrection of Christ.
An Oration or Sermon of D. P. Martyr, out of the 1. Chapter of the Prophet Hagge.
A Sermon out of the xx. Chapter of Iohn vpon this place:
An Oration or Sermon out of the 2. Chapter of Malachie, of the profit and worthinesse of the holy Ministerie.
An Exhortation for young men to studie the holie scriptures.
A prayse of the worde of God taught in the scriptures, and an exhorta∣tion to the study of them.
An Oration concerning the studie of diuinitie, made to the Vniuersitie of Strasborough after his returne out of England.
An Oration which he made at Zurick the first time after he succee∣ded in the place of Conradus Pellicanus.
TO THE MOST RENOWMED Princes Elizabeth by the grace of God Queene of England, France and Ireland, Grace and euerlasting happinesse from God the Father through Iesus Christ our Sauiour.
Here followe certaine Theologicall Epistles of D. P. Martyr vnto diuers States and priuate Persons.
To all the faithfull of the Church of Luca, Sainctes by calling, grace and peace from God the Father and from our Lorde Iesus Christ.
An Epistle of Maister Peter Martyr to a friende of his, touching the flying awaie in time of persecution.
To the College of Saint Thomas in Strasborough.
To the Widowe of D. Martin Bucer.
To Ralfe Gualther.
To Ralph Gualther.
To the Lords of Polonia Professors of the Gospel: and to the Ministers of the Chur∣ches there.
To Maister Iohn Caluin.
To Maister Iohn Caluin.
To Maister Iohn Caluin.
To Maister Iohn Caluin.
To a certaine friend.
To Master Iohn Caluin.
To Maister Iohn Caluin. 15.
To Maister Iohn Caluin.
To Maister Caluin.
To Maister Iohn Caluin.
To Maister Caluin.
To Maister Iohn Caluin.
To Maister Iohn Caluin.
To Theodore Beza.
Vnto Theodore Beza.
To Theodore Beza. 24.
To a certaine friend of his.
To Henrie Bullinger. 26.
To Henrie Bullinger. 27.
To Henrie Bullinger. 28.
To Lodouick Lauater. 29.
Vnto Lodouicke Lauater. 30.
To Lodouicke Lauater. 31
To Philip Melanchthon. 32.
To M. Peter Alexander. 33.
To Robert Cooch a letter yet extant of his owne hand. 34.
Here followe letters of M. Peter Martyr to certaine Englishmen. To a certaine friende of his. 35.
To a certaine friend of his. 36.
This Epistle seemes to bee vvritten to the reuerend Father, Iohn Hooper Bishop of Glocester, although in the Authors owne copie there is no name put thereto. 37.
To a certaine friende of his into Englande. 38.
To the same man into England. 39.
To the same man into Englande. 40.
To the same man into England. 41.
To a certaine friende of his. 42.
To a verie honourable Prince in England. 43.
To Maister Iewel Bishoppe of Salisburie. 44.
To the Church of straun∣gers at London. 45.
An Epistle to the English Church. 46.
To the brethren of the Ci∣tie of Luca. 47.
To Peter Sturmius. 48.
To the reuerende Father in Christ Iohn Parkhurst by the grace of God Bishop of Norwich his very good Lorde. 49.
To Maister Iohn Caluin. 50.
To Maister Iohn Caluin. 51.
To Henrie Bullinger. 52.
To the same man. 52.
To the same man. 54.
To Iohn Caluin. 55.
To Maister Henrie Bul∣linger. 56.
To Lodouick Lauater. 57.
To M. Henry Bullinger. 58.
To Theodore Beza. 59.
To Theodore Beza. 60.
To Maister Caluin. 61.
To a certaine Friend being an eloquent and famous man, as con∣cerning the cause of the Eucharist. 62.
To the Right honourable the Earle of Bedforde.
AN ORATION WHERE∣in is set foorth the life and death of the most famous man and excellent Diuine D. Pe∣ter Martyr Vermillius, Professor of diuinitie in the Schoole of Tygure, made there by Iosias Simlerus one of Zuricke.
To the Reuerende Father in Christ Iohn Iewel, by the grace of God Bishop of Salisburie his very good Lord.
❧ AN ORATION OF the life and death of that wor∣thie man and excellent Diuine D. Peter Martyr Vermillius, professor of Diuinitie in the Schoole of Zuricke.
An introduction to the Reader.
The first Table.