|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.|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
This keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above is co-owned by the institutions providing financial support to the Early English Books Online Text Creation Partnership. Searching, reading, printing, or downloading EEBO-TCP texts is reserved for the authorized users of these project partner institutions. Permission must be granted for subsequent distribution, in print or electronically, of this text, in whole or in part. Please contact project staff at email@example.com for further information or permissions.
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.