[Sca-cooks] Napier A Noble Boke off Cookry on Google Books

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Thu Aug 20 05:06:06 PDT 2009

The easiest way to answer this is to get out my copy of the Holkham
MS and look at the menu section. I'll be back with an answer later today.

(Yes, I do own a copy of the Holkham.)

Alex Clark wrote:
> Johnna  wrote:
>> The book is based on the Holkham MSS 674. Mrs. Napier didn't do a 
>> very good job
>> when she copied the book from the original mss back in the 1880's. 
>> There are several recipes
>> missing as well as other problems, but it is still nice to have the 
>> volume available online to consult as needed.
> Might the other problems include a bunch of yoghs that got transformed 
> into whoreson zeds?
> And do you happen to know of any problems with the menus? I just 
> taught a class at Pennsic that used those menus, but I haven't seen 
> the original manuscript, only Napier's published transcription.

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