Hooper, John (d. 1555) Certeine Comfortable Expositions of the Constant Martyr of Christ, M. Iohn Hooper.
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Hooper, John (d. 1555) Certeine Comfortable Expositions of the Constant Martyr of Christ, M. Iohn Hooper. London: Printed by Henrie Middleton, 1580. First edition, quarto, title printed within typographical ornament border, text in black letter.
[Bound with] John Knewstub's (1544-1624) The Lectures of John Knewstub, upon the Twentith [sic] Chapter of Exodus, and Certeine Other Places of Scripture, London: Imprinted for Thomas Woodcocke, 1579, third edition, rare, two U.S. copies, both at Folger, title within arch-topped woodcut compartment, the two bound in contemporary calf boards with large gilt lozenge on both boards, original silk ties lost, cut marks to front board, rebacked, new endleaves, 7 1/4 x 5 in.
Bishop Hooper was executed for heresy and burned at the stake by Queen Mary I for his radical Protestant views in Gloucester on February 9, 1555. Knewstub was an English clergyman and a participant in the Hampton Court Conference of 1604, representing the Puritan perspective.
Hooper: [para]4, B-Q8, R2.
Knewstub: A-V8, X2.
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