Controversii et compendium Becari [manuscript], 1625 May 3.


Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872,. Controversii et compendium Becari [manuscript], 1625 May 3.

Controversii et compendium Becari [manuscript], 1625 May 3.

An epistle written by a Welsh Catholic to his protestant cousin, in defense of images. The title in a later hand, may also be read as Bencani, which may suggest some connection with Martinus Becanus the Jesuit, or a follower of his.

12 leaves ; 21 x 16 cm.

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