Os ... Os facies mentu[m] ... - [Rouen] : Impressum Rothomagi in officina Laurentij Hostingue et Iameti Loys iuxta nouum forum commorantium ; Emprynted for Martin Coeffin dwelyng at Exeter , [1505?]. - p ; 4°. - Copy in Folger Library bound after title leaf of: STANBRIDGE, John. Vocabula magistri Stanbrigii, primum jam edita sua saltem editione. - [London] : [Wynkyn de Worde] , [1511?] (STC 23178.7). - *STC 18872; Dredge p.5 (Herbert, Wood); Orme, Nicholas. "Martin Coeffin, the first Exeter publisher", Library, 6th series, vol. 10, no. 3 (Sept. 1988), p.220-30.
Barclay, Alexander (1475?-1552). Stultifera nauis. Shyp of folys of the worlde. - London : Printed by Richard Pynson, 1509 (14 Dec.). - , CCLXXIIII [i.e. CCLXXIX] leaves : ill. ; 2°. - ESTC S106627 ; STC2 3545. - By Sebastian Brant, whose name appears on a1r. A translation of: Narrenschiff. Text in Latin and English; the Latin version is by Jacob Locher. On title verso: This present boke named the Shyp of folys of the worlde was translated i[n] the College of saynt mary Otery in the counte of Deuonshyre: out of Laten, Frenche, and Doche into Englysshe tonge by Alexander Barclay preste: and at that tyme chaplen in the sayde College. tra[n]slated the yere of our Lorde god. M.CCCCC.viii. Inprentyd in the cyte of London in Fletestre [sic] at the signe of Saynt George by Rycharde Pynson to hys coste and charge: ended the yere of our Sauiour M.d.ix. the. Held by: DHC: xiiii. day of December. Signatures: [Maltese cross]4 a8 b-p6 q6(q3+1) r-z6 &6 A-Y6. - Held by: British Library ; Oxford University Bodleian Library ; John Rylands Library. - Subjects: Devon. Ottery Saint Mary. Writers. Barclay, Aexander. Works. Poetry.
HOSPITAL OF SAINT ROCHE, Exeter. The graces folowyng be grau[n]ted to al the bretherne and systers benefactours and good doers vnto the hospytall of ye blessyd co[n]fessour saynt Rocke fou[n]ded & establyssyd w[i]t[h]in the of [sic] Cyte Excester ... - [London] : [Richard Faques for the Hospital of Saint Roche, Exeter] , [1510?]. - 1 sheet ; 8°. - Letter of confraternity. - Oblong format. - *STC 14077C.41 (dated 1522); Orme, Nicholas. "A letter of Saint Roche", Devon and Cornwall Notes & Queries, vol. 36, pt 5 (Spring 1989), p. 153-9.
Tractatulus ... TRACTATULUS verborum defectivorum]. [Colophon:] Explicit tractatus verborum defectivorum. - [Rouen] : Impressus Rothomagi in officina Richardi Goupil, juxta conventum sanct. Augustin ad intersignum regulae aurae commorantis. Imprented at the expence, and for Martin Coffin, dwelling at Exeter , [1510?]. - 4°. - Not extant, probably tract without titlepage bound after a copy of: Catho cum commento. - cf STC 23163.4. - *Dredge p.5 (Herbert); Orme, Nicholas. "Martin Coeffin, the first Exeter publisher", Library, 6th series, vol. 10, no. 3 (Sept. 1988), p.220-30.
EXETER. Cathedral. In the name of God. Amen. It ys to be meme<m>bred that ye great indulgence and pardon which dyverse holy fathers, popes, cardynalles, archbysshops and bysshops have given and grau[n]ted to all the brothers and systers, and good doers of the cathedrall church of Exeter, extendeth to the somme of .liiii. yeres and one lent. - [London?] : [s.n.] , [1500/35]. - 1 sheet. - Printed at some time between about 1500 and 1536. - Oliver, George. Lives of the bishops of Exeter, (Exeter : Roberts , 1861), p.249; Orme, Nicholas. "A letter of Saint Roche", Devon and Cornwall Notes & Queries, vol. 36, pt 5 (Spring 1989), p. 154.
BOETIUS. The boke of comfort called in laten Boecius de consolatione philosophie. Translated into englesse tonge. - [Tavistock] : Emprented in the exempt monastery of Tauestok in Denshyre. By me Dan Thomas Rychard monke of the sayd monastery. To the instant desyre of the ryght Worshypful Esquyer Master Robert Langdon , Anno D' MDXXV. - 4°. - Translated by John Walton, canon of Osney. - STC 3200 ; *Dredge p.56 (Exeter College).
DEVON. Stannary Court. Here foloyth the confirmation of the charter perteynynge to all the tynners wythyn the cou[n]tey of Deuonshyre wyth there statutes also made at Crockeryntorre by the hole asse[n]t and co[n]sent of al the sayd tynners. Yn the yere of the reygne of our soverayne Lord Kynge Henry viij the secu[n]d yere. - [Tavistock] : PU>Here endyth the statutes of the stannary. Imprented yn Tauystoke ye xx daye of August the yere of the reygne off our souereyne Lord Kynge Henry ye viij the xxvi yere God save the Kynge , 1534]. -  p : ill., coat of arms ; 4°. - ESTC S91708 ; STC2 6795.6. Dredge p.56 ; Davidson p. 111 ; Gough ; Lowndes. Imprint from colophon; STC suggests it is printed by T. Rychard. Head- and tail-pieces. "The confirmation of the charter" in Latin precedes "The statutes of the stannary" in English. Signatures: a-c8 d4. - Held by: Oxford University Exeter College. - Subjects: Devon. Dartmoor. Stannary law. . Charters. 1534. .
EXETER. Cathedral. The copye of the kynges gracyous letters pate[n]tes, for gatherynge and receyuynge thacustomed dutye ... - [London] : T.Petyt , . - 1 sheet ; 1/4°. - Dated 9 November 1538. For collections to maintain Exeter Cathedral. - *STC 7789.3.
Ballad ... . [Ballad on the defeat of the Devon and Cornwall rebels of 1548]. - [London] : [s. n.] , . - 1 sheet ( p.) ; 1°. - ESTC S122124 ; STC2 6795. Known only from fragments; title and imprint from STC. Has in refrain ".. God hath giuen oure kynge the victory"; rhyme scheme ababbcbc. - Held by: Henry E. Huntington Library. - Subjects: Westcountry. . Rebellions. Prayerbook Rebellion. Ballads. 1549.
Erasmus, Desiderius. The second tome or volume of the paraphrase of Erasmus upon the Newe Testament. [1549?]. Held by: DHC: s225.77/GEN/ERA. - Subjects: Devon. Exeter.
Copy ... A Copye of a letter contayning certayne newes, & the articles or requestes of the Deuonshyre & Cornyshe rebelles. - [London] : J. Day and W. Seres , M.D.XLIX . -  p. 8°. - ESTC S2167 ; STC2 15109.3. Signatures: A-B8. Title within illustrated border. In this issue, B7r, line 9 reads: ’procession in Latten as it was’.. - Held by: Lincoln Cathedral Library ; kOxford University Bodleian Library. - Subjects: Westcountry. . Rebellions. Prayerbook Rebellion. 1549.
R. L. . A copye of a letter contayning certayne newes, [and] the articles or requestes of the Deuonshyre [and] Cornyshe rebelles. - London : J. Day and W. Seres,] M.D.XLIX. , . -  p. ; 8°. - ESTC S93413 ; STC 15109.3. Another issue of STC 15109.3, with initials on B5v and sig. B6-B8 reset. Signed on B5v: Yours euer sure. R.L. In this issue, B7r, line 9 reads: ’procession in Latten not in En-’. - Held by: Oxford University Corpus Christi College. - Subjects: Westcountry. . Rebellions. Prayerbook Rebellion. 1549. .
Statutes 1513. Public ; 5 Hen 8 c. 2. An act for true makyng of clothes in Devon called whyte straytes. 1552. Held by: DHC: sx348.022/1513/PUB. - Subjects: Devon. Exeter.
Statutes 1513. Public ; 5 Hen 8. Anno quinto Henrici octavi. The Kyng ... hath enacted .... 1552. Held by: DHC: sx348.022/1513/PUB. - Subjects: Westcountry. .
Rebellion ... . Rebellion in Devonshire [marginal heading]. [1560?. . - Held by: DHC: LE 1560 EG 4 : Exeter Garland 4 : Exeter Garland 4 : I/S : I/S. - Subjects: Westcountry.
Devon (England). Stannaries. All the statutes of the stannary. 1562. - Imprinted at London : By VVilliam Seres, dvvelling at the vvest ende of Paules churche at the signe of the Hedgehogge, Anno post Christum natum. , 1562. Mense Maij. -  p. ; 4°. - ESTC S105310 ; STC2 6795.8. Signatures: A-H4. - Held by: Henry E. Huntington Library. - Subjects: Devon. Dartmoor. Stannary law. . . 1562. .
EXETER. Cathedral. The copy of the quenes gratious letters patentes for gathering and receyuing thaccoustomed dutye ... - [London] : John Daye , . - 1 sheet ; 1/2°. - Dated 4 March 1563, confirming the letters patent for collections to maintain Exeter Cathedral granted 1538. - *STC 7956.3.
Foxe, John. [Actes and monuments ... / John Foxe]. – [London] : [s.n.] , [1564?. - p ; 2o. - Black letter edition. Held by: DHC: sx274/GEN/FOX (lacks title-page and last pages of index) . - Subjects: Westcountry.
EXETER. Corporation. The citie of Exceter. At the seuerall sessions fyrst holden and kept in the Guildhall of Exceter ... the xxiiii daye of Aprille in the eight yere of our Soueraigne Lady Elizabeth ... the rates of wages of artificers, seruauntes and laborers, rated by the Maior of the citie of Exceter, ... - [London] : Imprinted at London in Powles Church-yarde by Richard Jugge and John Cawood, printers to the Queenes Maiestie , anno 1566. Mense Iunii. - 2 leaves ; 1°. - *Devon Record Office (Exeter City Archives, Ancient letters L65,73) ; STC 7995.3. The rates for wages were required by an act of 5 Eliz. 1 c.4 to be established by local justices. They are listed by STC under the heading for proclamations.
EXETER. Corporation. The citie and countie of Exceter. At the generall sessions first holden and kept in the Guyldhall of Exceter, in the countie of the citie of Exceter after Easter, that is to wit, the tenth day of Aprill, in the ninth yere of the raigne of our souveraigne lady, Elizabeth ... The rates and wages of artificers, seruauntes, and labourers, rated by the Maior of the citie of Exceter ... - [London] : Imprinted at London by Richarde Iugge and Iohn Cawood, printers to the Queenes Maiestie , Anno 1567, mense Iunii. - 1 sheet ; 1°. - Held by: Devon Record Office.
Jewel, John. A defence of the apologie of the Churche of Englande, conteininge an answeare to a certaine booke ... By Iohn Iewel ... 1567. - Held by: Devon Heritage Centre: sx274.2/GEN/JEW. - Subjects: Devon. Berrynarbor.
Barclay, Alexander. Stultifera nauis = The ship of fooles, .... 1570. - Held by: Devon Heritage Centre: sx821/BAR. - Subjects: Devon. Ottery Saint Mary. Writers. Barclay, Aexander. Works. Poetry.
Alley, William. The poore mans librarie. Rapsodiae G.A. Byshop of Exceter upon the first epistle of S. Peter read publicklely in the Cathedrall. 1571. - Held by: Devon Heritage Centre: sx252/GEN/ALL. - Subjects: Devon. Exeter.
Fortescue, John. Sir (1394?-1476?). A learned commendation of the politique lawes of England ... newly translated ... Robert Mulcaster. 1573. Not acquired WSL. - Subjects: Devon. North Huish.
Devon. Stannaries. The olde lawes and statutes of the stannarie of Devon ... made 1574. 1574. - Held by: Exeter University (microfilm)
HOOKER, John. The order and vsage of keeping of a parlement in England, and the description of Fxcester [sic]. - [London] : [John Allde and John Charlewood?] , [1575?]. - 4°. - Part 1 a reissue of sheets originally printed, probably by John Charlewood, with a dedication to Sir William Fitzwilliam, Lord Deputy of Ireland, dated 3 October 1572, now supplied with a new dedication to the mayor and senators of Exeter, and with part 2, the description of Exeter, added. Part 2 also issued separately. - *STC 24887.
HOOKER, John. Orders enacted for orphans and for their portions within the citie of Excester, with sundry other instructions incident to the same, collected and set forth by Iohn Vowell alias Hooker gentleman and chamberlaine of the same citie. ... - [London] : Imprinted at London by Iohn Allde , [1575?]. -  leaves ; 4°. - Signed A-F4,2A-C,F-H4,_1. - STC 24888; DUL 36250.. - Held by: Devon Heritage Centre: sB/EXE/362.73/EXE
Jewel, John. Ioannis Iuelli, Sarisburiensis in Anglia nuper episcopi adversus Thomam Hardingum ... in quo viginti septem quaestiones ... disc.. 1578. - Held by: Devon Heritage Centre: s230/GEN/JEW. - Subjects: Devon. Berrynarbor.
HOOKER, John. A catalog of the bishops of Excester. - London : Henry Denham [for John Hooker] , 1584. - 4°. - Probably issued with Hooker's "A pamphlet of the offices ... ". - Snow shows that Hooker's Exeter pamphlets were largely intended for distribution within Exeter. - *STC 24885; DUL36200; Snow, Vernon F. "John Hooker's circle: evidence from his new year's gift list of 1584", Devon and Cornwall Notes & Queries, vol. 33 (1977) p.273-7,317-24.
HOOKER, John. A pamphlet of the offices, and duties of euerie particular sworne officer, of the citie of Excester : collected by Iohn Vowell alias Hoker, gentleman & chamberlaine of the same. ... - [London] : Imprinted at London by Henrie Denham [for John Hooker] , 1584. - p ; 4°. - Signed _1,A-I2. - Probably issued with Hooker's A catalog of the bishops of Excester, see previous entry. - *WSL; STC 24889: Snow, Vernon F. "John Hooker's circle ...", Devon and Cornwall Notes & Queries, vol. 33 (1977) p.273-7,317-24. - Held by: Devon Heritage Centre: sB/EXE/352.009/HOO
Holinshed, Raphael. The first and second volumes of chronicles ... first collected by Raphaell Holinshed...now newlie augmented...by Iohn Hooker ... 1587-. - Held by: Devon Heritage Centre: sf942/GEN/HOL. - Subjects: Devon. Exeter.
HOOKER, John. Isca Danmoniorum Britan
State A: Pair of compasses in lower right corner. British Library.
State B: Compasses erased. One copy with Dymond family of Chagford.
State C: Compass rose added in lower right corner, St. Leonard area re-engraved, church repositioned 4cm higher. Copy in Exeter Guildhall.
STC 24886.3; DUL 36210, 36230.. - Subjects: Devon. Exeter.
EXETER Corporation. The citie of Exeter. The rates of wages of artificers, seruants, and labourers, rated by the Maior of the citie of Exeter, ... - [London] : Imprinted at London by the Deputies of Christopher Barker, printer to the Queenes Maiestie , . 1 sheet ; 1°. - Dated at end: 1588. Iuly 20. A reprint of the 1566 rate with a few omissions. - STC 8172.3; *Devon Record Office (Exeter City Archives, Ancient letters L93). See note under 1566.. - Subjects: Devon. Exeter.
Turner, Robert. Maria Stuarta, regina Scotiae, dotaria Franciae, haeres Angliae et Hyberniae, martyr ecclesie ... vindice Oberto Barnestapolio... 1588. Held by: DHC: s920/STU. - Subjects: Devon. Barnstaple.
DOWRICHE, Anne. The French historie. That is, a lamentable discourse of three bloodie broiles in France for the gospell of Jesus Christ. - London : T.Orwin for W.Russell, dwelling at Exeter , 1589. - 4°. - STC 7159.3. - Variant imprint: T.Orwin for T.Man.
Statutes 1592. Public ; 35 Eliz c. 10. . An act for the reformation of sundry abuses in clothes, called Devonshire kersies or dozens. In: Anno xxxv. reginae Elizabethae. At the parliament ... were enacted. 1593. Held by: DHC: sx348.022/1592/PUB
HUARTE, John. Examen de ingenios. The examination of mens wits. In whiech, by discouering the varietie of natures, is shewed for what profesion each one is apt, and how far he shall profit therein. By John Huarte. Translated out of the Spanish tongue by M. Camillo Camilli. Englished out of his Italian by R. C. Esquire. - London : Printed by Adam Islip for C.Hunt of Excester , 1594. - 333p ; 4°. - R.C = Richard Carew. - *Dredge p.42 (W.D.Macray).
TASSO, Torquato. Godfrey of Bvlloigne, or the recouerie of Heirvsalem. An heroicall poeme, written in Italian by Seig. Torquato Tasso and translated into English by R.C. Esquire; and now the first part, containing five cantos, imprinted in both languages. - London : Printed by John Windet for Christopher Hunt, of Exeter , 1594. - 119 leaves ; 4°. - R.C = Richard Carew. - STC 23697 ; *Dredge p.5 (Bibliotheca Cornubiensia). - Variant imprint exists: London : J.Windet for T.Man , .
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