John Frith

English Protestant priest, writer, and martyr

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  • Fruitful Gatherings of Scripture (n.d.)
  • A Pistle to the Christen Reder; the Revelation of Anti-Christ: Anthithesis wherein are compared togeder Christe's Actes and oure Holye Father the Popes (1529), under the pseudonym of Richarde Brightwell
  • A Disputacion of Purgatorye, diuided into thre bokes: the fyrst boke is an answer unto Rastel, which goeth aboute to proue Purgatorye by Naturall Phylosophye; the second boke answereth unto Sir Thomas More, which laboureth to proue Purgatorye by Scripture; the thyrde boke maketh answere unto my Lorde of Rochestre, which leaneth unto the Doctoures (1531?)
  • A Letter unto Faithfull Folowers of Christ's Gospell (1532?)
  • A Myrrour or Glasse to Knowe Thyselfe (1532?)
  • A Boke made by John Fryth, prysoner in the Tower of London, answerynge to M. More's Letter which he wrote agaynst the fyrst lytle Treatyse that John Ffryth made concernynge the Sacramente of the Body and Bloode of Christ (1533)
  • A Myrroure or Lookynge Glasse wherein you may beholde the Sacramente of Baptisme described (1533)
  • Another Boke against Rastell, named the Subsadye or Bulwark to his Furst Boke made by John Frithe, Presoner in the Tower (1533)
  • The Articles wherefore John Frith he Dyed, which he wrote in Newgate the 23 day of June 1533 (1548)
  • His Judgment upon Will Tracey of Todington in Glocestershire, his Testament (1535)
  • Vox Piscis, or the Book Fish containing three treatises: ‘A Preparation to the Cross,’ ‘A Mirrour or glasse to know thyselfe,’ and ‘A Brief Instruction to teach a person willingly to die,’

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