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[Worksop priory]Title: A double catechisme one more large, following the order of the common authorized catechisme, and an exposition thereof: now this second time published: the other shorter for the weaker sort: both set forth for the benefit of Christian friends and wel-willers. By Richard Bernard, Master of Arts, and preacher of Gods word at Worsop in Nottinghamshire. 1 Tim 4:1, 2 I charge thee before God, etc 1 Pet 2:2 As newborn babes, etc
Imprint: Cambridge: Printed by Iohn Legate, 1607.
Date: 1607
No. pages: [6], 43, [1] p.
Notes: A revised version of: Bernard, Richard. A large catechisme. Imperfect; lacking leaves C4-5.
Copy from: Cambridge University Library
The catechisms are preceded by a four page dedication to William Cavendish (1590-1628) son and heir to the right honorable William Lord Cavendish (1552-1626).
This double catechism was reissued with a new title in 1612
Title: Iosuahs godly resolution in conference with Caleb, touching houshold gouernement for well ordering a familie With a twofold catechisme for instruction of youth; the first short, for the weaker sort, set forth in sixe principall points; the latter large for other of greater growth, and followeth the order of the common authorized catechisme, and is an explanation thereof: both set forth for the benefit of his Christian friends and wel-willers. by Richard Bernard preacher of Gods word, at Woorksoppe in Nottingam-shire.
Imprint: Printed at London: By Iohn Legatt, printer to the Vniuersitie of Cambridge, and are to be sold in Pauls Church-yard at the signe of the Crowne by Simon Waterson, 1612.
Date: 1612
No. pages: 96 p.
Notes: In two parts (register is continuous). Part 2 reprints Bernard's "A double catechisme, one more large, following the order of the common authorized catechisme, now this second time published: the other shorter" (STC 1936), a revised version of his "A large catechisme" (STC 1955.5) with the short catechism.; Part 2 caption title reads: The catechisme.
Copy from: Folger Shakespeare Library
A revised and enlarged version appeared twice in 1629 as follows
Title: Iosuahs resolution for the well ordering of his household A two-fold catechisme: one short, the other more large; both for instruction. In the end, certaine rules, for guiding to a holy conuersation. By Richard Bernard, Pastor at Batcombe in Somersetshire.
Imprint: London: Printed by Iohn Legatt, and are to bee sold by Simon Waterson, at the signe of the Crowne in Pauls Church-yard, 1629.
Date: 1629
Pages: [6], 105, [1] p.
Notes: Another edition, revised and enlarged, of: Josuahs godly resolution in conference with Caleb, touching houshold governement for well ordering a familie.
Copy from: Bodleian Library
This work is preceded by a three and a half page dedication 'To the right and worshipful and worthily honoured Sir Henry Rosewell and Sir John Drake Knights, and to their virtuous adn truly religious ladies'. Rosewell (1590-1656) and Drake were brothers-in-law adn west country Puritans.

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