|Author:||Richeome, Louis, 1544-1625.|
|Title:||The pilgrime of Loreto. Performing his vow made to the glorious Virgin Mary Mother of God. Conteyning diuers deuout meditations vpon the Christian and Cath. doctrine. By Fa. Lewis Richeome of the Society of Iesus. Written in French, & translated into English by E.W.|
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The pilgrime of Loreto. Performing his vow made to the glorious Virgin Mary Mother of God. Conteyning diuers deuout meditations vpon the Christian and Cath. doctrine. By Fa. Lewis Richeome of the Society of Iesus. Written in French, & translated into English by E.W.
Richeome, Louis, 1544-1625., Walpole, Edward, 1560-1637,, E. W. 1605-1676,, Weston, Edward, 1566-1635,
Printed at Paris [i.e. Saint-Omer: At the English College Press], Anno Dom. M.DC.XXIX. 
|Alternate titles:||Pélerin de Lorète. English Le pélerin de Lorète.|
E.W. = Edward Walpole? Edward Worsley? Edward Weston?.
A translation of: Le pélerin de Lorète.
The title page is engraved.
The imprint is false; in fact printed in Saint-Omer at the English College Press (STC).
A variant (STC 21023a) has imprint dated 1630.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Basilica della Santa Casa di Loreto -- Early works to 1800.
TO THE MOST HIGH AND EXCELLENT PRINCESSE MARY BY GODS SINGVLAR PROVIDENCE QVEENE OF GREAT BRITAINE, FRANCE, AND IRELAND &c.
A TABLE OF THE CONTENTS and Argumentes of this Booke.
The Peparation and furniture of the Pilgrime.
The Pilgrime his setting forth, & first dayes Iourney.
The Pilgrimes abode at Loreto.
The Returne of the Pilgrime of Loreto.
THE PILGRIME OF LORETO Vowed to the glorious Virgin MARY the Mother of God.
That Pilgrimages are pleasing to God, and recom∣mended in holy Scripture. CHAP. I.
The places that are most noble and famous in the world. CHAP. II.
VVhat causes make a place venerable. Places meruailous in their be∣ginning, and of the admirable foundation of the house of Loreto. CHAP. III.
How the house of our Lady called of Loreto, is one of the three most fa∣mous places of the Holy Land, and the causes why it was remoued, and carryed from thence. CHAP. IIII.
How the house of our B. Lady was carryed from Nazareth to Sclauo∣nia, and from thence into Italy, and to diuers places there. CHAP. V.
VVhy the Chamber of the B. Virgin hath beene so often transported? CHAP. VI.
How the Chappell of Loreto was knowne to be the Chamber where the B Virgin liued, and was saluted by the Angell: and of the forme thereof. CHAP. VII.
How the transportation of the House of Loreto was verifyed by the Sclauonians and Recanatines. CHAP. VIII.
Of certaine strange, and meruailous transportations. CHAP. IX.
Why the Writers of that tyme did not record in their History this mer∣uailous transport of the Chappell of Loreto, and of many strange thinges neglected, and not perceeued. CHAP. X.
Who haue written of Loreto, and what Popes haue adorned it. CHAP. XI.
Diuine proofes of the verity of this Chappell. CHAP. XII.
Of the meruailous scituation of the Chamber of Loretto. CHAP. XIII.
Of places honourable for their antiquity, and how that of Loreto is most honourable by this Title. CHAP. XIV.
Places renowned by diuine apparitions made in them, and of the apparitions of the Chamber of Loreto. CHAP. XV.
Places made famous by the habitation of holy men, and Saints, and that the house of Loreto is most honourable in this respect. CHAP. XVI.
How the house of Loreto is admirable for diuers diuine touchings. CHAP. XVII.
Places famous for some great or mysticall effects, and that heerein Loreto is more admirable then them all. CHAP. XVIII.
That the House of Loreto is renowned by miracles. CHAP. XIX.
Why God worketh more miracles in one place, then in another. CHAP. XX.
Of the honour of Vowes, and presents, and guifts of Religion offered at Loreto. CHAP. XXI.
THE PREPARATION AND Furniture of the Pilgrime.
Of the end and Allegorie of Christian pilgrimages, and of the continuance of our mortal course, signifi∣ed and taught by the number of Fourty. CHAP. I.
Of Prayer, Meditation, and Contemplation. CHAP. II.
How Prayer should be made, and of the partes, and vse thereof. CHAP. III.
Of Iaculatory prayer. CHAP. IV.
Of the Rosary, and the manner how to say it. CHAP. V.
Of the examination of our Conscience. CHAP. VI.
A generall distribution of what the Pilgrime should do euery day. And first of the Credo. CHAP. VII.
Of the Pater Noster, Aue, and Consiteor. CHAP. VIII.
Of the signe of the Crosse. CHAP. IX.
What the Pilgrime should doe euery day. CHAP. X.
THE PILGRIME HIS SETTING FORTH, And first dayes Iourney.
A meditation of the condition of man, which is to be Pilgrime in this life. CHAP. I.
The afternoone, and euening of the first dayes Iourney. The likenes of the Pilgrimage of mans life to the pilgrimages of de∣uotion. The spirituall habits of the Pilgrimes. CHAP. II.
The second dayes Iourney. The meane, and way happily to performe the pilgrimage of this life, is to suffer, and fight vnder the banner of Iesus Christ, and goe al∣wayes forward in vertue. CHAP III.
The after dinner, and Euening of the se∣cond day. That euery Christian must suffer, and beare his Crosse. CHAP. IIII.
The true Christian must alwayes goe forward in vertue. CHAP. V.
The third Day. The Commandements of God are the way of our pilgrimage of this life. CHAP VI.
A Meditation vpon the ten Commandements of God in generall. The first and second pointe, why the Law was giuen with so great Ce∣remonies, in ten Articles, and two Tables. CHAP. VII.
The third and fourth point of the precedent Meditation. The loue of God, and of our neighbour is the end of the Law, and the obseruatiō of the law is proofe of the same loue. Motiues to the loue of God. CHAP. VIII.
The after dinner, and the euening of the second day. CHAP. IX.
The fourth Day. A Meditation vpon the first Commandement: Thou shalt not haue a∣ny other Gods before me: Thou shalt not make any grauen Idol. CHAP. X.
The after-dinner, and Euening of this fourth dayes Iourney. How the iustice of God doth shine in his first Commandement: Prayers to auoyd the Idolls of false Christians. CHAP. XI.
The fifth Day. A meditation vpon the second Commandement: Thou shalt not take the Name of God in vaine. CHAP. XII.
The after-dinner, and Euening of the fifth dayes Iourney. Diuers Meditations and Prayers. CHAP. XIII.
The sixth Day. A Meditation vpon the third Commandement: Remember to sanctify the day of Rest. CHAP XIV.
The After-dinner, and Euening of the sixth dayes Iourney. Of the Commandements of the Church, and deuotion to the Blessed Virgin. CHAP. XV.
The seauenth day. The Blessed Trinity figured in the three Commandements of the first Table. CHAP. XVI.
The After-dinner, and Euening of the sea∣uenth dayes Iourney. A thankesgiuing for the first weeks well passed. CHAP. XVII.
The eight day. Of the loue of our Neighbour, and how one Man is Neigbour to another. CHAP. XVIII.
The Morning Meditat on of the 4. Commandement. Honour thy Father, and thy Mother, to the end thou maist liue long vpon the earth. CHAP. XIX.
The after-dinner, and Euening of the eight dayes Iourney. The corporall and spirituall VVorkes of mercy. CHAP. XX.
The ninth Day. A Meditation vpon the fifth Commandement: Thou shalt not kill. CHAP. XXI.
The After-dinner, and Euening of the ninth dayes Iourney. Threats and punishments of man . CHAP. XXII.
The tenth day. A Meditation vpon the 6. Commandement. Thou shalt not commit Adultery. CHAP. XXIII.
The eleuenth day. A Meditation vpon the seauenth Commandement; Thou shalt not steale. CHAP. XXV.
The After-dinner and Euening of the eleuēth dayes Iourney. Diuers Considerations of Auarice punished, and Liberality practised by the Saintes. CHAP. XXVI.
The twelfth day. A Meditation vpon the eight Commandement. Thou shalt not beare false witnesse against thy Neighbour. CHAP. XXVII.
The After-dinner, and Euening of the twelfth dayes Iourney. Of the nature and basenes of lying. CHAP. XXVIII.
The thirteenth Day. A Meditation vpon the ninth, and tenth Commandements: Thou shalt not couet thy Neighbours wife. Thou shalt not couet thy Neighbours house, nor his Oxe, nor his Asse, nor any thing that is his. CHAP. XXIX.
The After-dinner, and Euening of the thir∣teenth dayes Iourney. The Decalogue is a spring, or branch of the law of Nature. CHAP. XXX.
The fourtenth day. Of the Euangelicall Counsels, and of Grace gratuite, and making gratefull; and of the effects thereof. CHAP. XXXI.
The fourth and fifth pointes of the precedent Meditation. The seauen guiftes of the Holy Ghost, and the eight Beatitudes. CHAP. XXXII.
The after-dinner, and Euening of the four∣teenth dayes Iourney. The Counsells d• facili•ate, and make easy the obseruation of the Command•ments. CHAP. XXXIII.
The fifteenth day. A Meditation vpon Good workes. CHAP. XXXIV.
The After-dinner, and Euening of the fif∣teenth dayes Iourney. Markeable documents and instructions for Good workes. CHAP. XXXV.
The sixteenth day. A Meditation of sinne. CHAP. XXXVI.
The After-dinner, and Euening of the six∣teenth dayes Iourney. Of the seauen Capitall sinnes, commonly called Mortall, and of their Branches. CHAP. XXXVII.
The seauenteenth Day. Of the first sinne which was of the Angells, and of the second which was of Adam, and of their effects: and of the sinnes of euery one in parti∣culer, which maketh the third sort. CHAP. XXXVIII.
The after-dinner, and Euening of the seauen∣teenth dayes Iourney. The effects of S nne, and diuers paines. CHAP. XXXIX.
The eighteenth day. A meditation of Death, the first effect of sinne. CHAP. XL.
The After-dinner, and Euening of the eigh∣teenth dayes Iourney. Diuers sentences of Death. CHAP. XLI.
The nineteenth Day, A Meditation of Iudgement, Particuler and Generall. CAHP. XLII.
The After-dinner, and Euening of the nine∣teenth dayes Iourney. The separation of the good from the wicked, after Iudgement. CHAP. XLIII.
The twentith Day. A Meditation of Hell. CHAP. XLIV.
The After-dinner, and Euening of the twen∣tith dayes Iourney. Other Meditations of the paynes of the damned. CHAP. XLV.
The one and twentith Day. Of Generall Confession, and of the parts of Pennance. CHAP. XLVI.
Prayers and thankes-giuing to God, and the Blessed Virgin. CHAP. XLVII.
The after-dinner, and Euening of the one and twentith dayes Iourney. Of choosing a good Ghostly-Father, or Confessour. CAHP. XLVIII.
A prayer to be sayd, before the Examen which is made before Confession.
Of the examen before Confession. CHAP. XLIX.
How he must examine his Conscience for Confession. CHAP. L.
A Prayer to say before Confession. CHAP. LI.
The order we must keep in Confession. CHAP. LII.
A prayer to say after Confession. CHAP. LIII.
THE PILGRIMES ABODE AT LORETO.
The two and twentith day, and the first of his abode. A Meditation vpon the holy Eucharist. CAHP. I.
The first Point, Of three figures of the Holy Sacrament. CHAP. II.
The second point, Of the Maiesty of our Sauiour in this Blessed Sacrament. CHAP. III.
The third point, Of the effects of this Holy Sacrament. CHAP. IV.
A speach to God, and thankesgiuing. CHAP. V.
How to Heare Masse. CHAP. VI.
How the Christian should behaue himselfe in euery part of the Masse. CHAP. VII.
A prayer after receauing. CHAP. X.
How to heare a Sermon. CHAP. XI.
The After-dinner, and the Euening of the two and twentith day. Exercises of Deuotion. CHAP. XII.
The three and twentith day. A Meditation of the Conception of the Blessed Virgin. CHAP. XIII.
The After-dinner of the three and twentith Day. Of the purity of Christian actions in their intention. CHAP. XIIII.
The foure and twentith Day. A Meditation of the Natiuity of the glorious Virgin. CHAP. XV.
The After-dinner, and euening of the foure & twentith Day. Of the B. Virgins Auncestours, and of the vanity of worldly greatnes. CHAP. XVI.
The fiue and twentith Day. A meditation of the Presentation of the B. Virgin in the Temple. CHAP. XVII.
The third point of the Meditation, Of Virgins and men consecrated to Almighty God. CHAP. XVIII.
The After-dinner, and euening of the fiue & twentith Day.
The six and twenty Day. The morning Meditation, of the Espousall of the B. Virgin with S. Ioseph. CHAP. XIX.
The second point of the Meditation. Of the causes of the Mariage be∣tweene the B. Virgin, and S. Ioseph. CHAP XX.
The After-dinner, and euening of the six and twentith Day. Of the rare vertues of S. Ioseph. CHAP. XXI.
The seauen and twentith Day. Of the Incarnation of the Sonne of God. Of the miseries of mankind, when this happened. CHAP. XXII.
The third point of the Meditation. The desires of the Saints, dead and liuing, of the comming of the Messias. CHAP. XXIII.
The Meditation for Morning, and Noone. Of the Annunciation made to the B. Virgin, by the Angell Gabriell. CHAP. XXIV.
The third point of the Meditation. How the Sonne of God was conceaued in the wombe of the Virgin. CHAP. XXV.
The After-dinner, and Euening of the seauen and twentith Day. Of the goodnes of God, in the mystery of his Incarnation. CHAP. XXVI.
Of the VVisedome of God, in the same Mystery. CHAP. XXVII.
Of the power of God in the same Mystery. CHAP. XXVIII.
The eight and twenty day, and the seauenth of his Aboade. Of the Visitation of the B. Virgin. CHAP. XXIX.
The third point of the Meditation. Of the Canticle of the B. Virgin. Magnificat. CHAP. XXX.
The After-dinner, and Euening of the eight and twentith Day. VVhat the B. Virgin did in the house of S. Elizabeth. CHAP. XXXI.
The nine and twentith Day, and the eight of his Aboad. The Meditation for midnight, of the Natiuity of our Sauiour. CHAP. XXXII.
The third point of the Meditation. Our Sauiour encountreth, and ouercometh vices in his Infancy. CHAP. XXXIII.
The Morning Meditation. Of the Circumcision of our Sauiour, and of the Name of Iesus. CHAP. XXXIV.
The After-dinner and Euening of the nine and twentith Day. A Meditation, Of the Adoration of the three Kinges. CHAP. XXXV.
The second point of the Meditation. A demonstration of the Power of Iesus, in the adoration of the Kings. CHAP. XXXVI.
The third parte of the Meditation. Of the Returne of the three Kinges. CHAP. XXXVII.
The thirtith day, and the ninth, and last of his Aboad. A Meditation of the Presentation of IESVS in the Temple. CHAP. XXXVIII.
Ceremonies and feastes instituted for men to acknowledge Originall sinne, the root of all the misery of mankind. CHAP. XXXIX.
The third point of the Meditation. Of the Canticle, Nunc dimittis. CHAP. XL.
The Pilgrimes prayer, at his departure from Loreto. CHAP. XLI.
The After-dinner and Euening of the 30. day, and the ninth of the Pilgrimes aboad. How the Pilgrime departed from Loreto. CHAP. XLII.
THE RETVRNE OF THE PILGRIME OF LORETO. Or the Ten dayes iourney of Lazarus.
The one and thirtith day of the Pilgrime of Loreto, and the first of his Returne. CHAP. I.
Meditations vpon the flight of our Sauiour into Aegypt, togeather with his glorious Mother and Ioseph. CHAP. II.
1. The fountaine of Bees. 2. The dinner and meetinges. 3. Presages of eloquence, and the nature of Bees obserued fifty yeares by Aristo∣machus. 4. The wonders of our Sauiour going into Aegypt. 5. The tree Persis adoreth him. 6. The Idols of Aegypt ouer∣throwne. CHAP. III.
The arriuall of the Pilgrimes at the Farme-house. 1. Tables of Loreto; and of the flight of our Sauiour into Aegypt. 2. The ship of the Ra∣gusians deliuered. 3. Two Capuchines, and three country men; a Supper. 4. Three Slaues. 5. One of Prouence: The B. Virgin, starre of the Sea. 6. The practise of the examen of Conscience. CHAP. IIII.
The two and thirtith Day, and the second of his Returne. A Meditation of the history of little Iesus lost, and found amidst the Doctours, in the Temple. CHAP. V.
1. Our Sauiour maketh not himselfe knowne vntill 12. yeares of age. 2. Theodosius found. 3. Lead away by Theeues. 4. Made pri∣soner by the officers, with Lazarus and Vincent. 5. Lazarus his plea's. 6. All three deliuered. CHAP. VI.
1. Theodosius taketh his pilgrimes weed againe. 2. He relateth his fortune. 3. The conuersion of Tristram. 4. How he found oc∣casion to same himselfe. 5. The Robbers forsooke their Fort. 6. Theodosius escapeth out of their company. CHAP. VII.
The three and thirtith day, and the third of their Returne. A Meditation of the youth, and dwelling of Iesus Christ with his Mother and Ioseph, at Nazareth. CHAP. VIII.
1. A discourse with two Merchants. 2. The manner to liue well. 3. A sinner repulsed from entring Loreto. 4. It is impossible to serue God and the world. 5. How a man may be a good Christian, and a good Merchant. 6. No estate without difficulty. CHAP. IX.
1. The traficke of Almes. 2. A memorable history of Almes. 3. Almes neuer without profit. 4. A combat betwixt a VVesell, and a Serpent. CHAP. X.
The foure and thirtith day, and the fourth of their Returne. Of the Tentation of our Sauiour in the desart, with what weapons, & in what manner we must fight with the diuell. CHAP. XI.
1. An admirable combat. 2. A Pilgrime togeather with Serpents nourished by a stone. 3. The foundation of dreames. 4. The three bandes of the world. 5. How to chuse a Religion. 6. The end of worldly ioy. CHAP. XII.
The fiue and thirteth Day, and the fifth of his Returne. Of the vocation of the first fiue Disciples of our Sauiour, Andrew, & his companion whome the Euangelist not, Peter, Philip, and Nathaniel. CHAP. XIII.
1. The Nightingales. 2. The Hermitage. 3. The mysticall descrip∣tion. 4. The charmed and inchanted drinke. CHAP. XIIII.
The six and thirtith day, and the sixt of his Returne. The Hermits prayer. CHAP. XV.
A Meditation vpon the eight Beatitudes. CHAP XVI.
1. The description of the world. 2. Her lawes. 3. Her fayth. 4. The good mingled with the wicked in this life. 5. Horrible sights. 6. To serue God is a thing honourable. CHAP. XVII.
The seauen and thirtith Day, and the seauenth of his Returne. 1. Of distraction and euagation of the mind in prayer. 2. A Me∣ditation of the Passion of our Sauiour. CHAP. XVIII.
1. Gratian accused. 2. Folkes transformed. 3. Gratian knowne. 4. Tables of Religion. 5. Bageuille. 6. The desires of a deuout soule. CHAP. XIX.
The eight and thirtith day, and the eight of his returne. A Meditation of the Descent of our Sauiour into Hell, and of his Resurrection. CHAP. XX.
1. Of the first Resurrection. 2. A horrible Spectacle. CHAP. XXI.
The nine and thirtith day, and the ninth of his Returne. Of the Life and conuersation of the B. Virgin after the Ascension of our Sauiour, and of her death. CHAP. XXII.
Diuers Farewells. 2. A hunting. 3. A supper. 4. A knight saued: & a Priest carying his bowells in his hand. 5. A spirituall discourse of hunting. 6. Of hauking. CHAP. XXIII.
The fourtith day, and the tenth and last of his Returne. 1. The desires and deliberation of a deuoute soule. 2. A Meditation of the glorious Assumption of the B. Virgin. 3. Of the glory of Paradise. CHAP. XXIV.
1. An exhortation to a sick person in agony of death. 2. The affliction of Lazarus. 3. His arriuall at his Fathers house. 4. His farewell to his Father, and to the world. CHAP. XXV.
LITANIAE LORETANAE B. MARIAE VIRGINIS.
THE ROSARY OF OVR B. LADY, conteining the 15. Mysteries.
Euery Mystery must be considered with an Oblation, and a Prayer, eyther before, or after the Aue Maria.
Of the Annunciation. The Oblation.
Of the Visitation. The Oblation.
Of the Natiuity. The Oblation.
Of the Presentation. The Oblation.
Of the fynding, &c. The Oblation.
Of the Prayers in the garden. The Oblation.
Of the Whipping. The Oblation.
Of the Crowning. The Oblation.
Of the carrying of the Crosse. The Oblation.
Of the Crucifying. The Oblation.
Of the Resurrection. The Oblation.
Of the Ascension. The Olation.
Of the comming &c. The Oblation
Of the Assumption. The Oblation.
Of the Coronation. The Oblation.
THE CORONE OF B. LADY.
The Oblation of the 1.
The Oblation of the 2.
The Oblation of the 3.
The Oblation of the 4.
The Oblation of the 5.
The Oblation of the 6.
The Oblation of the 7.