A goodly prymer in Englysshe : newely corrected and prynted, with certeyne godly meditations [and] prayers added to the same, very necessarye and profytable for all them that ryghte assuredlye vnderstande not the latine [and] greke tongues...

Church of England. Circa 1538.

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While the English Reformation was largely about removing papal authority, there was an element of criticism of the excesses of the Catholic Church. This woodcut comments on the sin of hypocrisy, common to both secular and religious authority.

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Item Type Book
Title A goodly prymer in Englysshe : newely corrected and prynted, with certeyne godly meditations [and] prayers added to the same, very necessarye and profytable for all them that ryghte assuredlye vnderstande not the latine [and] greke tongues...
Short Title A goodly prymer in Englysshe
Creator Church of England
Publication Date Circa 1538
Call Number Case C 8726 .537
Location Special Collections 4th floor