Already the summoner and the archers with their prisoner were clear of the house.
Zra answered to the summoner, and the priest, taking off his hat, saluted her.
The evil one is sarcastic on the special wickedness of the Summoner.
Thus, if the Summoner had been to a house first, the Friar was likely to suffer.
The Summoner was ashamed to say what he really was, so he said, ...