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date: 19 October 2019

Punt, Williamlocked

(fl. 1548–1563)
  • Thomas S. Freeman

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Punt, William (fl. 1548–1563), polemicist and book smuggler, emerged from obscurity in 1548 as the author of A New Dialoge called the Endightment agaynste Mother Messe. This work proved to be popular (three editions were published in two months), perhaps because it skilfully drew on the work of major evangelical writers such as ...

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Historical Journal
Norfolk Record Office, Norwich
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