London: [no name], 1628.
First edition. , 63,  p. 1 vols. 4to. The Puritan View of Long Hair. Bound with three other titles by Prynne, in modern brick-red buckram. Ex-library, with bookplate on front pastedown, foot of spine with call number lettered in white STC 20477. Item #221323
The Puritan controversialist William Prynne, famous for his attack on the English theater in Histrio-Mastix (1633) , here turns his wrath on the 17th-century fashion of growing one lock of hair longer than the others, calling it "unnaturall" and 'shamefull," characteristic of savages. According to Prynne, Satan used these lovelocks to pull folks down to hell; and those who wore them were "Ruffians, Rovers, Fantastiques, Humourists, Fashion-mongers ... Effeminate, Lascivious, Voluptuous, Singular, or Vaine-glorious persons." Prynne himself, who was later condemned to prison for libel and had his ears cropped off, had to wear his hair long in order to cover up the ear stubs
A Briefe Survay and Censure of Mr Cozens his Couzening Devotions. Proving both the forme and matter of Mr Cozens his Booke of Private Devotions, or the Houres of Prayer, lately published, to be meerely Popish ... , 104 pp. London: [T. Cotes], 1628. STC 20455
God, No Impostor, Nor Deluder. Or, An Answer to a Popish and Arminian Cavill, in the defence of Free-Will, and universall Grace ... , 36 pp. [London: Elizabeth Allde], 1630. STC 20461
The Church of England's Old Antithesis to New Arminianisme ... , 280,  pp. London: [Augustine Matthewes and Elizabeth Allde for Michael Sparke], 1629. Title page with partial loss of title. STC 20457.
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