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The English Husbandman

The First Part: Contayning the Knowledge of the true Nature of euery Soyle within this Kingdome: how to Plow it; and the manner of the Plough, and other Instruments

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Author: Gervase Markham
Published: 1613
Language: English
Wordcount: 69,351 / 198 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.2
LoC Category: SF
Downloads: 712
Added to site: 2007.10.13
mnybks.net#: 18513
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Instructional
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men of dignitie, who in Architecture are able wonderfully to controle me; therefore that the Husbandman may know the vse of this facsimile, he shall vnderstand it by this which followeth.

A. Signifieth the great hall.

B. The dining Parlor for entertainment of strangers.

C. An inward closset within the Parlor for the Mistrisses vse, for necessaries.

D. A strangers lodging within the Parlor.

E. A staire-case into the roomes ouer the Parlor.

F. A staire-case into the Good-mans roomes ouer the Kitchin and Buttery.

G. The Skréene in the hall.

H. An inward cellar within the buttery, which may serue for a Larder.

I. The Buttery.

K. The Kitchin, in whose range may be placed a bruing lead, and conuenient Ouens, the bruing vessels adioyning.

L. The Dairy house for necessary businesse.

M. The Milke house.

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