Wonderful Prodigies of Judgement and Mercy (page 2/2)

[picture: Front Cover, Wonderful Prodigies of Judgement and Mercy]

Front Cover, Wonderful Prodigies of Judgement and Mercy

This tiny book is bound in full leather. [$]

[picture: The Title Page and Frontispiece]
[picture: K. Poland his wife and children devoured by rats]

K. Poland his wife and children devoured by rats

This probably refers to King Popielius, or Popiel, of Poland, who was said to have been eaten by rats along with his wife and children, in A.D. 830. [more...] [$]

[picture: Seamen in great distress eat one another]

Seamen in great distress eat one another

These sailors have only a tattered sail on their mast, and are in a small lifeboat in a raging storm, with a sea inhabited by a strange giant fish. A sailor near the stern of the boat is about to be decapitated; another is eating a [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Page 140 with illustrations]

Page 140 with illustrations

A bloudy villain murders 3 children, and, A Virgin destroyed by venemous Serpants. [$]

[picture: King Henry II whipped by the Pope's Order]

King Henry II whipped by the Pope’s Order

The text reads “K. Hen. 2. whipt by the Popes Order pa. 88” [more...] [$]

[picture: Queen Bohemia swallowed up alive]

Queen Bohemia swallowed up alive

The chapter heading is Chap IV. The Wicked Lives, and Woful Deaths of several Popes, and likewise of Apostates, and Desperate Persecutors, but the running heads on each page say The woful Deaths of Wicked Popes, Apostates and Persecutors. [more...] [$]

[picture: A Blasphemer turned into a black dog]

A Blasphemer turned into a black dog

The caption in the woodcut mentions page 4, and there is indeed an account there of someone being turned into a black dog. [$]

[picture: A Woman torn in pieces by the Devil. pa. 14.]

A Woman torn in pieces by the Devil. pa. 14.

The “pa. 14.” refers to page 14, which has the following text: [more...] [$]


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