|Author:||Mayo, John, fl. 1607-1629.|
|Title:||The pope's parliament, containing a pleasant and delightful historie, wherin are ... deliuered ... the paltry trash and trumperies of him and his pelting prelats ... : Whereunto is annexed an Anatomie of Pope Ioane, more apparently opening her whole life and storie. / Written by Iohn Mayo.|
|Publication info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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The pope's parliament, containing a pleasant and delightful historie, wherin are ... deliuered ... the paltry trash and trumperies of him and his pelting prelats ... : Whereunto is annexed an Anatomie of Pope Ioane, more apparently opening her whole life and storie. / Written by Iohn Mayo.
Mayo, John, fl. 1607-1629.
Imprinted at London: by Richard Field dwelling in the Blacke Friers neare Ludgate., 1591.
Anti-Catholicism -- Early works to 1800.
Joan (Legendary Pope) -- Early works to 1800.
TO THE RIGHT WOR∣SHIPFVL SIR GEORGE TREN∣CHARD KNIGHT, CAPTAINE OF Weymouth Castle, and one of the Deputie Lieutenants of the Countie of Dorset, Iohn Mayo wisheth all increase of worship and honorable vertues, and at last a crowne of eternall glorie.
To the Christian Reader.
Candido Lectori. I. O.
In commendation of the Author.
THE ARGVMENT OF THIS TREATISE.
THE POPES PARLIAMENT.
TO THE REASONA∣BLE READER.
THE ANATOMIE OF POPE IOANE.
CHAP. I. How our aduersaries the Papists are ashamed of Pope Ioane, and how some of them do peremptorily denie the story there∣of.
CHAP. II. How some of our aduersaries goe about to excuse and shift the matter, by possibility of nature, saying, that Pope Ioane might be Hermaphroditus, that is, a man and woman both in one.
CHAP. III. How some say, that the Pope being a man, may afterwardes be chaunged into a woman.
CHAP. IIII. How they haue left out Pope Ioanes name out of their Calendar: and how they haue hired Onuphrius Pamuinius of set purpose to face out the matter.
CHAP. V. VVhat yeare of the Lord Pope Ioane liued in Rome. How long she was Pope: and betweene what Popes she was.
CHAP. VI. What Pope Ioanes name was, how she was not borne in England, but at Mentz in Germanie, and how she came to Rome, and to the Popedome.