Was the guitar once worshipped as a goddess?

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In the Secret Life of Instruments, published circa 1617, Sir James Harry, musical advisor to England’s King James, mentions the strange and secret guitar cult that would gather in open fields on the ides of March and pray to the “womanly figure of the guitarra.” (Actually i just made that up.)

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