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Author: Sowernam, Ester.
Title: Ester hath hang'd Haman: or An ansvvere to a lewd pamphlet, entituled, The arraignment of women. With the arraignment of lewd, idle, froward, and vnconstant men, and husbands. Diuided into two parts. The first proueth the dignity and worthinesse of women, out of diuine testimonies. The second shewing the estimation of the fœminine sexe, in ancient and pagan times; all which is acknowledged by men themselues in their daily actions. VVritten by Ester Sowernam, neither maide, wife nor widdowe, yet really all, and therefore experienced to defend all.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Ester hath hang'd Haman: or An ansvvere to a lewd pamphlet, entituled, The arraignment of women. With the arraignment of lewd, idle, froward, and vnconstant men, and husbands. Diuided into two parts. The first proueth the dignity and worthinesse of women, out of diuine testimonies. The second shewing the estimation of the fœminine sexe, in ancient and pagan times; all which is acknowledged by men themselues in their daily actions. VVritten by Ester Sowernam, neither maide, wife nor widdowe, yet really all, and therefore experienced to defend all.
Sowernam, Ester.

London: Printed [by Thomas Snodham] for Nicholas Bourne, and are to be sold at his shop at the entrance of the Royall Exchange, 1617.
Alternate titles: Ester hath hang'd Haman Ester hath hang'd Haman: or An answere to a lewd pamphlet, entituled, The arraignment of women. Answere to a lewd pamphlet, entituled, The arraignment of women.
Notes:
Ester Sowernam is a pseudonym.
A reply to: Swetnam, Joseph. The araignment of lewde, idle, froward, and unconstant women.
The last chapter, signed "Ioane Sharp" (also probably a pseudonym), is in verse.
Printer's name from STC.
Reproduction of a photostat of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
Subject terms:
Swetnam, Joseph, -- fl. 1617. -- Araignment of lewde, idle, froward, and unconstant women -- Controversial literature -- Early works to 1800.
Women -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A12653.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO ALL RIGHT HONOV∣rable, Noble, and worthy Ladies, Gentlewomen, and others, vertuously dis∣posed, of the Foeminine Sexe.
TO ALL VVORTHY AND HOPE∣full young youths of Great-Brittaine; But respectiuely to the best disposed and worthy Apprentifes of LONDON.
AN ANSVVERE TO THE FIRST CHAPTER OF THE Arraignment of Women.
CHAP. I.
CHAPTER II. What incomparable and excellent prerogatiues God hath bestowed vpon Women, in their first Creation.
CHAP. III. What choise God hath made of women to be instru∣ments to deriue his benefits to Mankinde.
CHAP. IIII. What excellent blessings and graces haue beene be∣stowed vpon women in the Lawe of Grace.
To the courteous and friendly READER.
CHAP. IIII. At what estimate Women were valued in ancient and former times.
THE ARRAIGNMENT OF Joseph Swetnam, who was the Author of the Arraignment of Women; And vnder his person, the arraignment of all idle, franticke, froward, and lewd men.
CHAP. VI. Joseph Swetnam his Enditement.
CHAP. VII. The answere to all obiections which are materiall, made against Women.
A DEFENCE OF Women, against the Author of the Arraignment of Women.
Faultes escaped.