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A compendious or briefe examination of certayne ordinary complaints of diuers of our country men in these our dayes which although they are in some part vniust & friuolous. By William Stafford, gentleman.
Hales, John, d. 1571,
Smith, Thomas, Sir, 1513-1577,
Stafford, William, 1554-1612.
Folios 3, 35, 38 and 40 misnumbered 4, 36, 34 and 36.
"This was written in 1549; sometimes attributed to John Hales but more probably by Sir Thomas Smith."--STC.
STC suggests William Stafford as editor.
Title within decorative woodcut border.
At foot of title: Cum priuilegio.
, 55 leaves
Imprinted at London : In Fleetstreate, neere vnto Saincte Dunstones Church, by Thomas Marshe, 1581.
STC (2nd ed.) / 23133
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