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A collection of ordinances and regulations for the government

By COLLECTION

subjects: cookery, household management, royalty,

  • 1. A collection of ordinances and regulations for the government of the Royal Household made in divers reigns. From King Edward III to King William and Queen Mary. Also receipts in ancient cookery.
    London: printed for The Society of Antiquaries   by John Nichols   1790
    21 cm.   xxii, 476 p.  
    GB:   LeU(B)*   MCL   MPL  
    US:   KMK   MiD   NYPL  

    1. The Society had previously published, in 1787, the account of the Comptroller of the Ward- robe, of the 28th year of King Edward I. Being in Latin, this work is not here listed; but it includes a 64-page introduction in English by John Topham, Esq., and an 11-page glossary by R. G., which contain interesting material on food as well as other household matters.

    Bitting, p. 532; Oxford, p. 119