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True Copy of the Instrument of Association that the Protestants of

England entered into, in the twenty-seventh year of Queen Elisabeth,

against a Popish Conspiracy; with an act made upon the same, for the sea

curity of the Queen's most royal person. Printed for John Everingham,

and sold by E. Whitlucke, near Stationer's-ball, 1095, 4to, containing

eight pages

The Exam nations of Henry Barrowe, John Grenewood, and John Penrie,

before the high commissioners, aud lordes of the counsel. Penned by the

prisoners themselves before their deathes. Printed 1586, 4to, black

letter, containing thirty-two pages

Orders set down by the Duke of Medina, Lord General of the King's feet,

to he observed in the voyage towards England. Translated out of Spanish

into English, by T. P. 1538, 4to, containing eight pages

Certain Advertisements out of Ireland, concerning the losses and distresses

happened to the Spanish navy upon the west coasts of Ireland, in their

voyage intended from the Northern Isles beyond Scotland, toward Spain,

1588, 4to, containing eight pages

The Copy of a Letter sent out of England to Don Bernardin Mendoza, Am-

bassador in France for the King of Spain, declaring the state of England,

contrary to the opinion of Don Bernardin, and of all his partisans, Spa-

niards and others : found in the chamber of one R. Leigh, a seminary

priest, who was lately executed for high treason ; with an appendix, 1588,

4to, containing thirty-two pages


An Exhortation to stir up the minds of all her Majesty's faithful subjects, to

defend their country, in this dangerous time, from the invasion of enemies,

faithfully and zealously compiled by Anthony Marten, sewer of her Ma-

jesty's most honourable chamber, 1588, 4to, containing thirty-two pages 85

A Spark of Friendship and warm Good-will, that shews the effect of true

affection, and unfolds the fineness of this world. Whereunto is joined the

commodity of sundry sciences, and the benefit that Paper bringeth, with

many rare matters rehearsed in the same. With a description and com-

mendation of a paper-mill, now of late set up (near the town of Dartford)

by an High German, called Mr. Spilman, Jeweller to the Queen's most ex-

cellent Majesty, written by Thomas Churchyard, gent. Prloted at Lon-

don. 1588.


A Packe of Spanish Lyes, sent abroad in the world'; first printed in Spaine,

in the Spanish tongue, and translated out of the originall. Now ripped,

vnfolded, and, by iust examination, condemned, as conteyning false, cor-

rupt, and detestable wares, worthy to be damned and burned. Imprinted

at London, by the deputies of Christopher Barker, printer to the Queenes

most excellent Maiestie, 1598. 4to, in black letter, containing thirteen pages 117



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PAGE The Catholick Cause; or, thc borrid practice of murdering Kings justifie

And cummended by the Pope, in a speech to his cardinals, upon the barbarous assassination of Henry the Third of France, who was stabbed by Jaques Clenzent, a Dominican Friar. The true copy of wbich speech, both in Latin, and also faithfully rendered into English, you have in the following pages. London, printed for Walter Kettilby, at the Bishop's Head, iu St. Paul's Churchyard, 1678. 4to, containing twenty-four pages 130 The whole aud true Discourse of the Enterprises and secrete Conspiracies,

that have been made against the person of Henry de Valois, most Christian King of Fraunce and Poland : wherupono followed his death, by the haud of a young Jacobin Frier, the first day of August, 1589; whereby the enemies of the crown thought to have reduced and brought all Fraunce to their will and deuotion. Together with the assembly that the King, before his death, made of the priuces of the blood, lordes, and gentlemen, that were in his armie, with the heads of the strauogers, to whom he declared bis last will. Englished out of the French copie printed at Caan, in Normandie. Imprinted by Thomas Purfoote, and are to bee soulde at his shoppe, without New-gate, ouer against S. Sepulcher's Church, 1589. In black letter, 8vo. coutaining twelve pages

142 A Discourse concerning the Spanish Fleet'iuvading England in the year 1958,

and overthrowu by her Majesty's navy, under the conduct of ihe Right Hon. the Lord Charles Howard, High Admiral of Englaud; written in Italian, by Petrucciu Ubaldino, citizen of Florence, 1590, 4to, containing thirty-two pages The English Romayne Life : discovering the Lives of the Englisbmen at

Rome; the orders of the English semivarie; the dissention between the
Englishmen and the Welchmen; the banishing of the Englishmeu out of
Rome; the Pope's sending for them agame; a reporte of many of the
paltrie reliques in Rome; theyr vautes under a he ground; their holy pilgri-
mages; and a number of other matters, woorthie to be read and regarded
of euery one. There vuto is added, the cruell tiranny vsed ou an English-
man at Rome ; his Christian suffering, and notable martirdome, for the
gospel of Jesus Christ, in anno 1581. Written by A. M. sometime the
Pope's scholler in the seminarie among them.

Honos alit artes.
Seene and allowed : imprinted at London by lohn Charlwoode, for Nicho-
las Ling, dwelling in Paule's Church-yarde, anno 1590. In black letter.
Quarto, containing seventy-two pages

167 Declaration of great Troubles pretended against the Realme, by a number of

Seminarie Priests and lesuits, sent and very secretly dispersed in the same, to worke great treasous vnder a false pretence of religion. With a provision very necessarie for Remedie thereof. Published by this her Maies. ties proclamation. Imprinted at Loudon, by the deputies of Cliristopher Barker, printer to tbe Queenes most excellent Maiestie, MDXCI, 4to, containing fourteen pages

209 A Qvip for an vpstart Courtier : or, a quaint Dispute between Veluei-breeches

and Cloth-breeches. Whereiu is plainely set downe the disorders in all estates and trades. London : imprinted by Joho Wolfe, and are to bee sold at lois shop, at Poules Chaine, 1592, lu black letter, quarto, contam

21) Some Observations on the Trial of Spencer Cowper, j. Marson, e. sievens,

and W. Rogers, that were tried at Hertford, about the murder of Sarah Stout, together with other things relating thereunto. Quarto, containing twenty pages

250 A Speech made by Queen Elisabeth (of famous memory) in Parliament, ando

1593 ; and in the tbirty-fifth year of her reign, concerning the Spanish lavasion, folio, one page



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Bacchvs Bountie: describing the debonaire deitie of his bountifull godhead

in the royall obseruance of his great feast of Penticost. Necessarie to be

read and marked of all, for the eschuing of like enormities.

Fæcundi calices, quem non fecere disertum ?

By Philip Poulface, of Ale-foord, student in good felloship. Printed at

London, for Henry Kyrkham, and are to be solde at his shop at the little

north-dure of Paules Church, at the signe of the Black-boy, 1593, quarto,

in black letter, containing three sheets


The Lord Treasurer Burleigh's Advice to Queen Elisabeth, in Matters of

Religion aud State. M.S.


A briefe and trve Declaration of the Sicknesse, last Wordes, and Death of

the King of Spaine, Philip, the second of that name, who died in his

Abbey of S. Laurence, at Escuriall, seuen miles from Madrill, the thir.

teenth of September, 1598.

Written from Madrill, in a Spanish letter,

and translated into English, according to the true copie. Printed at Loná

dou, by Edm. Bollisant, 1599, 4to, containing a sheet and a half


Nashe's Leuten Stuff, containing the description and first procreation and in-

crease of the town of Great Yarmouth, in Norfolk : with a new Play,

never played before, of the praise of the Red Herring. Fit of all clerks

of noblemeu's kitchens to be read; and uot unnecessary by all serving men,

who have short board wages, to be remembered.

Famam peto per Undas.

London, printed for N. L. and C. B. and are to be sold at the west end of

Paul's, 1599. Quarto, containing eighty-three pages.


Gowrie's Conspiracie: a discourse of the vnnaturall and vyle conspiracie, at-

tempted against the Kings Majesties person, at Sainct lohnstoun, vpon Tuis.
day the fifth of August, 1600, 8vo. Edinburgh, privted by Robert Char-

teris, 1600, containiug three sheets and a halt. Cum privilegio Regis 334

The Golden Speech of Queen Elisabeth to her last Parliament, Nov. 30.

anno dom. 1601, 4to.


The true History of the late and lamentable Adventures of Don Sebastian,

King of Portugal, after his imprisonmeut in Spain, until this present day,

being now in Spain at St. Lucarde Barrameda : London, printed by Simon

Stafford and James Shaw, 1602. Quarto, containing twenty-eight pages. 355

A Continuation of the lamentable and admirable Adveutures of Don Sebas-

tian, King of Portugal. With a Declaration of all his time employed since
the battle in Africa against the Infidels, 1578, nntil this present year, 1603.

London : printed for James Shaw, and are to be sold at his sbop near Lud-

gate, 1603. Quarto, containicg sixty-eight pages


The History of England. The first book. Declaring the state of the isle

of Britain under the Roman Empire. London, printed by Valentine

Simmes, for John Barves, dwelling in Fleet-street, at the sign of the

Great Turk, 1603. Quarto, containing one hundred sixteen pages

The Summarie of certaine Reasous, which have moved Quene Elizabeth to

procede in Reformatious of her base and course Monies, and to reduce

them to their Values, in Sorte, as they may be turned into fine Nonies.

Appointed to be declared by her Majestie, by order of ber proclamation,

in her citie of London. Black letter, octavo, containing six pages 477

England's Mourning Garment; worn here by plain shepherds, in memory of

their sacred mistress, Elisabeth, queen of virtue, while she lived, and theme

of sorrow, being dead. To which is added the true manner of her Impe-

rial Funeral : after which follows the Shepherds Spring Song, for the en-

tertainment of King James, our most potent Sovereign. Dedicated to all

that loved the deceased Queen, and houour the living King.

Non verbis, sed virtute.

London, by V. S. for Thomas Millington, and are to be sold at his shop

under St. Peter's Church, in Cornhill, 4to, containing forty-eight pages 481

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