|Author:||Salgado, James, fl. 1680.|
|Title:||The fryer, or, An historical treatise wherein the idle lives, vitiousness, malice, folly, and cruelty of the fryers is described : in two parts, tragical and comical : collected out of sundry authors, and several languages, and caused to be translated into English / by James Salgado ...|
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The fryer, or, An historical treatise wherein the idle lives, vitiousness, malice, folly, and cruelty of the fryers is described : in two parts, tragical and comical : collected out of sundry authors, and several languages, and caused to be translated into English / by James Salgado ...
Salgado, James, fl. 1680.
London: Printed for the author, 1680.
Reproduction of original in Harvard University Libraries.
Imperfect: beginning pages partially mutilated.
Friars -- Controversial literature.
To His GRACE JAMES DUKE of Monmouth and Buclough.
A Tragical Narration.
The horrible Cruelties of a Spanish Fryer, and his miserable and desperate End.
wo Fryers Ruffino and Valeno, goeth out at nights very often out of their Covent privatly, by a Gate, and Houseth with their Amorous Ladies, at last one be∣ing forced to it by necessity kills the other, and the Murtherer is also killed by his Ladys Hus∣band.
An abominable Sin of a Knight of Malta, committed by the assi∣stance of a Monk, upon a young Gentleman, and of the ensuing Punishment for it.
The horrible Excesses committed by a religious Woman, by the in∣stigation of the Devil.
An abominable Cruelty of a Fryer, committed for the accomplishing of his detestable Lechery, and the ensuing Punishment for it.
Two Fryers, the first Night of Wedding, takes one after th other in the place of the Bride-groom, and afterwards were se∣verely paid for it.
Three several Murthers committe in one House, viz. upon the Ma∣ster, his Wife, and their Child by the Lust of a Monk.
The Abomination of a Priest, who got his own Sister with Child, under a colour of Piety, and how they were both punish'd.
A Comical Narration.
Tryer Robert infermeth a Gentle∣woman, how the Angel Gabriel had fallen in Love with her; under which disguise, he often accompanies her; at last for fear of her Parents, throws himself out of the Window, and retires into a poor Bodies House. Who the next day after, carries him to the Market place, in the shape of a wild man; where the Fryer being discovered, was Page 2taken by the Monks of his Or∣der, and Imprisoned.
Master Capelletto, deceiveth a Holy Father by a false confession and dieth, and having been a most dissolute Man in his Life, was after his death reputed for a Saint, and called S. Capelletto.
A Certain Prior and a great Re∣former of Nunns, under the Cloak of Hypocrisy trieth all possible means to beguil and in∣tice a Religious Nunn, but at length his Wickedness is made manifest.
A Fryer fraudulently marrieth another Fryer, his Compani∣on, to a pretty Young Gentle∣woman, and a while after they were both punished.
A Dean of Fiesola, is in Love wit an handsom Widdow, and is no beloved of her, and believing himself to lye with her, lyet with one of her Servant-Maid and the Bretheren make him be cacht by the Bishop.
Fryer Rinaldo, lyeth with his Gos∣sip, whom her Husband finds together in the Chamber, they making him believe, that the Fryer had Conjured some Worms out of their Childs Belley.
A Boat-Woman wittily escapeth from the hands of two Monks which went about to ravish her and how their wickedness came to be known to all.
A Fryer falls into a Sin deserving great punishment, and wittily intangling his Abbot into the same Fault, was asquitted.
An Abbess riseth in haste, and go∣eth to surprize a Nun (accu∣sed before her) in Bed with her Lover; and her self being with a Priest, thinking to have put on her head a Vail, did put on the Breeches of the Priest, which the Arraigned Gentle∣woman seeing, and bidding to unloose them, was acquitted, and granted the liberty to accompany her Gallant.
A strange and a new way of Pe∣nitence, which was to be Infli∣cled by a Father Confessour upon a young Gentlewoman.
The vile wickedness of a Monk, together with the shallowness and simplicity of a Nun.
The Canning of a Jesuit, and the Simplicity of a Pryer.