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7. Thomas Decker,
THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS OF
LONDON, &c. 1606.
The seuen deadly Sinnes of London: drawn in seiten seuerall
Coaches, through the seuen seuerall Gates of the Cztie^ bringing
the Plague with them.
A prose Allegorical Satire, giving a most vivid picture of London life, in
The seven sins areó
CANDLELIGHT (Deeds of JDai kness).
APISHNESS (Changes of Fashion}
SHAVING (Cheating), and CRUELTY.
Their chariots, drivers, pages, attendants, and followers, are all allegori-
8. The Editor.
AN INTRODUCTORY SKETCH TO THE
MARTIN MARPRELATE CONTROVERSY.
(a) The general Episcopal Administration^ Censorship ^ &c.
(b) The Origin of the Controversy.
(c) Depositions and Examinations.
(d) State Documents.
(e) The Brief held by Sir JOHN PUCKERING, against the
The REV. J. UDALL (who was, however, not a Martimst) ; Mrs. CRANE,
of Molesey, Rev. J. PENRY, Sir R KNIGHTLEY, of Fawsley, near North-
ampton ; HUMPHREY NEWMAN, the London cobbler; JOHN HALES, Esq., of
Coventry; Mr and Mrs. WEEKSTON, of Wolston: J OB THROCKMORTON,
Esq.; HENRY SHARPE, bookbinder of Northampton, and the four printers.
(f) Miscellaneous Information.
(g) Who ivere the Writers who wrote under the name of MAR-
9. , [Rev. John Udall,
Minister at Kingston ott Thames.]
A DEMONSTRATION OF DISCIPLINE. 1588.
A Demonstration of the trueth of that discipline which
CHRISTE hath prescribed in his wordefor the gouernement of his
Church^ in all times and places, vntzl the ende of the ivorlde.
Printed with, the secret Martinist press, at East Molesey, near Hampton
Court, in July, 1588 , and secretly distributed with the Epitome in the
For this Work, UDALL lingered to death in prison.
It is perhaps the most complete argument, in our language, for Presby-
terian Puritanism, as it was then understood. Its author asserted for it, the
infallibility of a Divine Logic , but two generations had not passed away,
before (under the teachings of Experience) much of this Church Polity had