|Title:||A quest of enquirie, by women to know, whether the tripe-wife were trimmed by Doll yea or no. Gathered by Oliuer Oat-meale.|
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2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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A quest of enquirie, by women to know, whether the tripe-wife were trimmed by Doll yea or no. Gathered by Oliuer Oat-meale.
Imprinted at London: By T.G. and are to be sold in Paules Church-yard, 1595.
Partly in verse.
The printer is purposely unidentifiable.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
England -- Social life and customs -- Early works to 1800.
to the author
An Eglogue louingly begun and unluckily ended betweene the Tripe-wife, and Trickes her husband.
A Quest of enquirie of twelue good, honest, and sub∣stantiall women, vpon examination of certaine persons, whether the Tripe wife were trimde or no.
A Iigge for the Ballad-mongers to sing fresh and fasting, next their hearts euerie morning, in sted of a new hunts-up, to giue a good morrow to the Tripe-wife.
to the reader
Heere followeth the rare atchieuement of the widdowe, from her house behinde the Shambles, how she was conuayed thence to London Bridge, and made a Bride vpon a very short warning.
Certaine reports spread abroad of the Tripe-wife and her late married husband, whereby if they be slaundred or no, let themselves be their own Iudges.