[Sca-cooks] Bishop's Powder

Johnna Holloway johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu
Mon Aug 20 16:27:40 PDT 2007

There is a Bishop's Powder that is mentioned in connection
with magic and alchemy and the philosopher's stone.
If you go to Google Books and search under the phrase
"bishop powder" in quotes, it turns up in accounts
involving John Dee.


Stefan li Rous wrote:
> While visiting with Auntie Arwen at "Auntie Arwen's Spice Blends" at  
> Pennsic, she asked me about "Bishop's Powder". I've checked the  
> Florilegium and I don't turn up any matches there. So does anyone  
> here know anything about this spice mixture? It supposedly has lots  
> of mustard in it.
> Stefan

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