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

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Fri Aug 21 13:06:21 PDT 2009

I thought about that too, but these look like strokes and not an n or an e.
After we move the student to college (empty nest awaits), I'll take a 
good look and compare
all the instances. Sometime in September.


edoard at medievalcookery.com wrote:
> regarding Napier's ung 
> I always assumed this was a mis-transcription of the French indefinite
> article, "une" (meaning "a" or "one").  There is a quirky form of the
> letter "e" in some medieval manuscripts that could easily be
> misinterpreted as a "g".
> - Doc

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