'Certen slaunderous speeches against the present Estate of the Church of Englande published to the people by the Precisians'. Separately at the end a list of 'the most principall and cheife heresies in R[obert] Brownes booke', and in the colophon to the same 'How neere Browne cometh to the olde and late Heretikes'. Perhaps referring to STC 3910, Middleburgh, 1582, There is a reference to Brown's work STC 3910.5, ca. 1583 (fo. 38v). The author remarks at fo. 26v that he has 'bene twise Visitor for the Archbishop of Canterburie'.
230x175 mm. [i]+85(84 bis)+[i]+2+[ii]+4+4+[i] fos. College bookplate (eighteenth century) inside front cover.
Single, exemplary secretary hand (late sixteenth century), a clean copy. Paper. Original limp vellum binding.
This manuscript has been published by Albert Peel in Tracts ascribed to Richard Bancroft: edited from a manuscript in the library of St John's College, Cambridge (Cambridge: C.U.P., 1953).