seen, thoroughly entrenched in religious writing
18 Richard Verstegan, The copy of a letter lately written by a Spanishe gentleman, to his
freind in England in refutation of sundry calumnies, there falsly bruited, and spred emonge
the people (Antwerp, 1589), 3–4, STC (2nd edn) 1038. Available from the database Early
English Books Online. Verstegan, a resident of Antwerp, published martyrologies of
executed EnglishCatholics and worked as an intelligence agent for the superiors of the
English mission, William Allen and Robert Persons.
19 Daniel Archdeacon, A true