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Medicinal and cookery recipes [manuscript].
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compiled ca. 1625-ca. 1725
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folio 28 verso || folio 29 recto
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a pound clarifie them with a soft fire and skimme them cleane and then being well cooled put therin two spoonefull of fyne wheat flower stirr it well for clotting then add two spoonefulls of honey, one spoonefull of the powder of frankinsence 24 blades of English safforne stirr all well togeather boiling them softly a while straine them into some vessell that yow may haue a cake::: A salve for any soare but cheifly for a burning sore Take oaken apple, silgreene, hounes tongue, white lilley rootes, coultes foote, Adders tongue of each of them two ounces and one ounce of Taylers leafe, chopp all these very small, then take snow water, wood byne [leaves] water of each of them a like quantity mixe them well togeather, take 12 ounces of hoggs grease & put therto some of these waters and boile them togeather and then take them from the fire and folio 29 recto 29 and beat them togeather put therto yeallow waxe, deere sewett, and rosen of each two ounces melted and clarified and so beaten togeather, till it bee colde then take two ounces of Olibanum and then putting them all togeather boile them vntill it bee a salue: A water for a running Cancker: Take rosemary and sage, red fennill, plantane, Riblewort yarrow, sinckfeild, woodbyne leaues the topps of bryars, wild tansey of each two handfulls put all this into a gallon of runing water and boile it to a pottle then straine it and set it over the fire againe and put therin halfe a pound of roch Allom beaten as much honey and let it melt and straine it againe and keepe it in a stone pot or bottle:
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