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Ambrose Rigge, ‘The Serpent’s subtilly discovered’. English, 1664

Ambrose Rigge (1634-1704): ‘The Serpent’s subtilly discovered, in a plaine answer [to] a Lying Scandelous paper lately come from Leonard Letchf[ord] whoe calls himselfe Rector of Hurst pierpoint in the County of Sussex’, ‘written this 15th day of the 12 month called February in the year 1663’. Copied from a Quaker tract, published London, 1663 (Wing R1490). See the entry for Rigge in DNB for details of his dispute with Letchford.

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175x137 mm. 18 pp. (original pagination). No separate indication of provenance.

A single, neat, contemporary hand. Brutally cropped. Bound in a volume of very miscellaneous tracts, all otherwise printed. Formerly classified Gg.3.34.

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