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

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Thu Aug 20 20:23:41 PDT 2009

I need to spend sometime checking out other numbers in the manuscript
and doing some comparison work on the handwriting.
In any case the phrasing that Napier uses as in
"/Ung fubtilite/ Braun in egre douce Blanche ferre porcell *...* de 
metes in paft /Ung/ in /fubtilite/ *..."
*seems just wrong.

Margaret Rendell wrote:
>> Johnna wrote:
>> In the courses she ends a number with the words "Ung fubtilite".
>> This looks like viiy or viig in the manuscript to me. I am wondering if 
>> this isn't a number
>> or shorthand for something else. I'll have to look into this.
> viij or viiij subtilite (8 or 9 sotelties) would make sense to me...
> Margaret/Emma

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