William Whitaker, Master of St John's College (d. 1595): untitled work on the government of the Church. Beg.: 'Prodiit nuper in lucem ignoti Authoris opusculu' quoddam quod inscribitur Ecclesiasticae disciplinae'. On the spine: 'Whitaker's Ecclesiast: Polity'. The attribution, to an exercise for Whitaker's BD degree, is suggested by Thomas Baker in his History of St John's College, i, 188.