from French crudélité (Oresme, 14th c.), from Latin crūdēlitās cruelty, from crūdēlis cruel
From: The Harleian Miscellany:
A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and Entertaining Pamphlets and Tracts
Selected from the Library of Edward Harley, Second Earl of Oxford.
Edited by William Oldys, Thomas Park. Vol. II, 1809
Or, A Free Discourse touching the Manners of the Time.
Directed to His Majestie (King James the First), by Waye of Humble Advertisement.
Supposed to be printed in the Year 1622.