Leicester's common-wealth [microform] : conceived, spoken and published with most earnest protestation of dutifull goodwill and affection towards this realme / by Robert Parsons Jesuite ; whereunto is added Leicesters-ghost
- Uniform Title:
- Leycesters commonwealth
- London : [publisher not identified], Printed Anno Dom. MDCXLI 
- Physical Description:
- 9 unnumbered pages, 183 pages, 3 unnumbered pages, 34 pages : portrait
- Additional Creators:
- Parsons, Robert, 1546-1610
Rogers, Thomas, 1573 or 1574-1609 or 1610
- Related Titles:
- Father Parson's green-coat
Dialogue between a scholar, a gentleman, and a lawyer
- Erroneously attributed to Robert Parsons. Cf. DNB; Lowndes v. 2, p. 1335.
Leicester's ghost has special t.p. and separate paging. It is a versified version of Leicester's common-wealth.
Another issue of the 1641 edition of Leicesters ghost appears on reel 259:E.197, no. 3 as Wing R1837A.
"First printed abroad, under the title of 'A dialogue between a scholar, a gentleman, and a lawyer,' &c. From the colour of its leaves, it was called 'Father Parson's green-coat'. In 1585 it was translated into French, and also printed abroad with this title, 'La vie abominable, ruses, trahisons, meurtres, imposture,' &c." Cf. The Harleian Miscellany. London, 1808-13. vol. IV, p. 576.
Reproduction of original in Huntington Library.
- Other Forms:
- Available electronically as part of Early English books online.
- Reproduction Note:
- Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1976. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 605:2)
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 (2nd ed.) L969
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