See also:English pamphleteer, was
See also:born in Norfolk about 1543 . He was educated at Trinity
See also:College, Cambridge, and after studying
See also:law at Lincoln's
See also:Inn, took up his residence at Thelveton, Norfolk . His views were Puritan, and he regarded with disgust the negotiations for a
See also:marriage between
See also:Elizabeth and the duke of
See also:Anjou . In 1579 he put his opinions into a pamphlet entitled The Discoverie of a Gaping Gulf whereinto England is like to be Swallowed by another French Marriage . The circulation of this pamphlet was prohibited, and Stubbs,* his printer, and publisher were tried at
See also:Westminster', found guilty, and sentenced to have their right hands cut off . The printer was subsequently pardoned, but in the case of Stubbs and his publisher the
See also:sentence was duly carried out . Stubbs protested his
See also:loyalty from the first . His right
See also:hand having been cut off, he removed his
See also:hat with his
See also:left, and cried "
See also:God Save the Queen!" before fainting away . He was subsequently imprisoned for eighteen months . On being released he continued to write,
See also:publishing, among other
See also:pamphlets, a reply to
See also:Allen's Defence of the English Catholics . He died in 1591 at Havre, France, where he seems to have gone to volunteer for military service under
See also:Henry of
See also:Navarre .
PHILIP STUBBS [STUBBES] (c. 1555-c. 161o)
WILLIAM STUBBS (1825-1901)
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