The clearing of Master Cranfords text, 2 Tim. chap. 2, vers. 17, from that imputation of cruelty and un-gospell bloodinesse which the said Mr. Cranford (being the [star] feeder of Christopher le Stocks, and minding, it should seem, to fatten his charge) endevoured to fasten thereon in a sermon at Pauls before the Lord Major, aldermen, and citizens of London, contrary to the intent of the whole New Testament ... : that text 2 Tim. 2, 17, is cleered from the said false aspersion by a jury of its peeres, viz., twelve texts, three antecedent and nine consequent, in the same chapter, faithfull witnesses and true, proclaiming aloud that ver. 17 is abused and falsely charged ... chiefly in that the comparison of hereticall opinions to a gangrene or canker, intended only in point of spreading, is untruly urged in point of deading and cutting off by the magistrates sword ... in stead of awaking by the word of the minister ...
Printed by Tho. Paine for John Sweeting ...,
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