[Sca-cooks] Gervase Markham Book on E-Bay

Pat Griffin ldyannedubosc at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 13 16:05:48 PDT 2008

I can certainly identify with that wish.
Hmm, from the pictures shown, I see that the cure for the "buboe" of plague
is to apply a poultice made of a live pigeon cut into two parts....  
I cannot cut and paste from the site, but it is the recipe on page 10.   

Lady Anne du Bosc Known as Mordonna The Cook

Mka Pat Griffin

Thorngill, Meridies

mka Montgomery, AL

"To stay young requires unceasing cultivation of the ability to unlearn old
falsehoods." From The Notebooks of Lazarus Long by R. A. Heinlein


-----Original Message-----
From: Elise Fleming [mailto:alysk at ix.netcom.com] 
Sent: Thursday, June 12, 2008 2:54 PM
To: sca-cooks at ansteorra.org; mk-cooks at midrealm.org
Subject: [Sca-cooks] Gervase Markham Book on E-Bay

A local SCAdian posted this link to an original Markham "The English
Housewife" book on E-bay:  
Wish I were still gainfully employed!

Alys Katharine

Elise Fleming
alysk at ix.netcom.com

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