BEINECKE RARE BOOK AND MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY
THE JAMES MARSHALL AND MARIE-LOUISE OSBORN
MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE MANUSCRIPTS
A Consolatorye Letter to a Traitor Neare ye Gallowes Founde at
Bellamyes at Uxenden; Peers Plowghman hys answer to the doctours
Interogatoryes. England. May 27, 1582.
ff. 1-4r "A Consolatorye Letter . . ."
ff. 5r-16v Piers Plowman "hys answer . . ."
Paper. 18 ff. 210 x 145 mm. 1 column.
I-IV (4), V (2)
Cursive bookscript. Bound in vellum wrapper, with front cover cut
Bequest of James M. Osborn, 1976.
Comments: On f. 18v a note reads, "A verry tratoroos Worke
pretended to bee the answers of Peyres Plowman to the prynted
Interrogatores of alleageaunce Butt in treuthe a Waye to instruct
papists how to answer tratorooslye & defende the trators for Martyrs
that dyed at Tyburne in August 1582." On the back of the wrapper is a
shelfmark "189 A proper Apology for
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