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Printed Editions of Remedy Collections

A Leechbook of the Fifteenth Century, ed. W.R. Dawson (London, 1934).

Alessio Piemontese, A Verye Excellent and Profitable Booke Conteyning Sixe Hundred Foure Score and Odde Experienced Medicines, Appertayning unto Phisicke and Surgerie, Long Time Practysed of Expert and Reverende Mayster Alexis of Piemont (1569)

Arcana Fairfaxiana Manuscripta. A Manuscript Volume of Apothecaries Lore and Housewifery Nearly Three Centuries Old, Used and partly Written by the Fairfax Family, with an Introduction by G. Weddell (Newcastle, 1890).

Astry, Diana] Diana Astry’s Recipe Book, ed. B. Stitt, Publications of the Bedfordshire Historical Record Society, 37 (1957), pp. 83-168.

Best, Michael R. (ed.), The English Housewife by Gervase Markham (Montreal & Kingston, Mc-Gill-Queen’s University Press, 1986)

[Blencowe, Anne], The Receipt Book of Mrs Ann Blencowe, A.D. 1694, ed. G. Saintsbury (London, 1925 and Cottonport, 1972).

[Chafin, Mary], Mary Chafin’s Original Country Recipes from a Dorset Family Cookery Book of the Seventeenth Century (London, 1979).

Culpeper, Nicholas, Complete Herbal (Ware: Wordsworth Reference, 1995)

[Evelyn, John], John Evelyn, Cook: the Manuscript Recipe Cookbook of John Evelyn (The Rusticall and Oeconimicall Works of John Evelyn), ed. C. Driver (Totnes, 1997).

Ladie Borlase's Receiptes Booke, ed. D. E. Schoonover and J. Renaud (Iowa City, 1998).

Hess, K., Martha Washington’s Booke of Cookery (New York, 1991 and 1995).

[Palmer, Archdale], The Recipe Book 1659-1672, of Archdale Palmer, Gent., Lord of Wanslip Manor in the County of Leicestershire, ed. G. Udang (Wymondham, 1985).

Plat, Hugh, Delightes for Ladies (1600).

_________, Delightes for Ladies, ed. G.E Fussell and K.R. Fussell (London, 1948).

_________, Delightes for Ladies, ed. V. Trovillion and H.W. Trovillion (Herrin, Illinois, 1939).

Price, Rebecca, The Complete Book of the Secrets of a Seventeenth-century Housewife, ed. M. Masson and A. Vaughan (London, 1974).

[Raper, Elizabeth], The Receipt Book of Elizabeth Raper, ed. B. Grant (London, 1924).

Spurling, H., Elinor Fettiplace’s Receipt Book: Elizabethan Country House Cooking (London, 1986).

The ‘Liber de Diversis Medicinis’ in the Thornton Manuscript (MS Lincoln Catherdral A5.2), ed. M.S. Ogden (London, New York and Toronto, 1938 and 1969).

The Receipt Book of a Lady of the Reign of Queen Anne, ed. J. S. Fox (Medstead, 1931).

Books and Articles relating to Domestic Medicine and Remedy Collections

Brockbank, W., ‘Sovereign Remedies: A Critical Depreciation of the 17th Century London Pharmacopoeia’, Medical History, 8:1 (Jan 1964), pp. 1-14

Cawthorne, Nigel, The Curious Cures of Old England (London: Portrait, 2005)

Eamon, W., Science and Secrets of Nature: Books of Secrets in Medieval and Early Modern Culture (Princeton, 1994).

Field, C., “Many hands hands”: Writing the Self in Early Modern Women’s Recipe Books’, in M. M. Dowd, J. A. Eckerle (eds.),Genre and Women's Life Writing in Early Modern England (Ashgate, 2007), pp. 49-64.

Fissell, M. E., ‘Introduction: Women, Health and Healing in Early Modern Europe’, Bulletin of the History of Medicine Special Issue, 82:1 (2008), pp. 1-17

Guthrie, L., ‘The Lady Sedley’s Receipt Book, 1686, and Other Seventeenth-Century Receipt Books’, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine, 6 (1913), pp. 150-70.

Hellwarth, J.W., ‘”Be unto me as a precious ointment”: Lady Grace Mildmay, sixteenth-century medical practitioner’, Dynamis, 19 (1999), pp. 95-117

Hewitt, J., ‘Medical Recipes of the Seventeenth Century’, The Archaeological Journal, 29 (1872), pp. 71-7.

Hobby, E., ‘A Woman's Best Setting out is Silence: The Writings of Hannah Wolley', in G. Maclean (ed.), Culture and Society in the Stuart Restoration, Literature, Drama, History (Cambridge, 1995), pp. 179-200.

Hunter, L, ‘Books for Daily Life: Household, Husbandry, Behaviour’ in Barnard, McKenzie and Bell (ed.), The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain, pp. 514-32.

________, ‘Women and Domestic Medicine: Lady Experimenters, 1570-1620’ in Hunter and Hutton (eds.), Women, Science and Medicine 1500-1700, pp. 89-107.

________, ‘Sisters of the Royal Society: The Circle of Katherine Jones, Lady Ranelagh’ in Hunter and Hutton (eds.), Women, Science and Medicine 1500-1700, pp. 178-97.

Jones, I. B. ‘Hafod 16: A Mediaeval Welsh Medical Treatise’, Étude Celtiques, 8 (1958-59), pp. 346-393

Knight, K., How Shakespeare Cleaned his Teeth and Cromwell Treated his Warts (Stroud: Tempus, 2006)

Leong, E. and Pennell, S., ‘Recipe Collections and the Currency of Medical Knowledge in the Early Modern ‘Medical Marketplace’ in Jenner, Mark S.R and Wallis, Patrick (eds.), Medicine and the Market in England and its Colonies, c. 1450- c. 1850 (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2007), pp. 133-152

Leong, E., ‘Making Medicines in the Early Modern Household’, Bulletin of the History of Medicine, 82:1 (2008), pp. 145-168

O’ Hara May, J, Elizabethan Dyetary of Health (Lawrence, KS, 1977).

O’Hara May, J., ‘Foods or Medicines? A Study in the Relationship between Foodstuffs and Materia Medica from the Sixteenth to Nineteenth Century’, Transactions of the British Society for the History of Pharmacy, 1 (1971), pp. 61-97.

Pennell, S ‘Perfecting Practice? Women, Manuscript Recipes and Knowledge in Early Modern England’, in V. Burke and J. Gibson (eds.), Early Modern Women’s Manuscript Writing. Selected Papers from the Trinity/Trent Colloquium (Aldershot, 2004), pp. 237-58.

Smith, L., ‘The Relative Duties of a Man: Domestic Medicine in England and France, c. 1685-1740’, Journal of Family History, 31:3 (2006), pp. 237-256

Tebeaux, E., The Emergence of a Tradition, Technical Writing in the English Renaissance, 1475-1640 (Amityville, NY, 1997).

Teigen, P., ‘This Sea of Simples: The Materia Medica in Three Early English Receipt Books’, Pharmacy in History, 22 (1980), pp.104-8.

Vaughan, M., ‘An Old Receipt Book’, Journal of the Merioneth Historical and Record Society, IV (1964), pp.318-323

Culinary Recipes and Food History

Abala, K., Eating Right in the Renaissance (Berkeley, CA, 2002).

Applebaum, R., Aguecheek’s Beef, Celch’s Hiccup, and other Gastronomic Interjections. Literature, Culture and Food Among the Early Moderns (University of Chicago Press, 2006)

Lehmann, G., The British Housewife. Cookery Books, Cooking and Society in Eighteenth-century Britain (Prospect Books, 2003)

Mennell, S., All Manners of Food. Eating and Taste ion England and France from the Middle Ages to the Present, (2 edition, University of Illinois Press, 1996)

Theophano, J., Eat My Words. Reading Women’s Lives through the Cookbooks They Wrote (Palgrave, 2002)

Thirsk, J., Food in Early Modern England: Phases, Fads, Fashions, 1500-1760 (Continuum, 2007).

Domestic Life and Material Culture

Harvey, K (ed.), History and Material Culture: A Student's Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources (Routledge, 2009).

Lemire, B., The Business of Everyday Life (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2005)

Overton, M. et al, Production and Consumption in English Households, 1600-1750 (London and New York: Routledge, 2004)

Pennell, S, ‘“Pots and pans history”: the material culture of the kitchen in early modern England’, Journal of Design History, 11:3, (1998) pp.201-16.

________, ‘Consumption and consumerism in early modern England’, Historical Journal, 42:2, (1999) pp. 549-64.

_________,The material culture of food in early modern England, c.1650-1750’, in Familiar Pasts? Archaeologies of Later Historical Britain 1550-1860, eds Sarah Tarlow and Susie West (1999) pp.35-50.

Weatherill, L., Consumer Behaviour & Material Culture in Britain 1660-1760 (London and New York: Routledge, 1998 edition)

Apothecaries and Medical Retailing

Bosanquet, E. F. ‘English Seventeenth Century Almanacks’, The Library, X:4 (March 1930), pp. 361-397

Burnby, J. G. L.. A study of the English apothecary from 1660 to 1760. (Medical History, Supplement No. 3, 1983). London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1983

Corfield, P., J., ‘From Poison Peddlers to Civic Worthies: The Reputation of the Apothecaries in Georgian England’, Social History of Medicine, 22:1 (2009), pp. 1-22

Curth, L., ‘The Commercialisation of Medicine in the Popular Press: English Almanacs, 1640-1700’, The Seventeenth Century, 17 (Spring, 2002), pp. 48-69

_______ (ed.), From Physick to Pharmacology. Five Hundred Years of British Drug Retailing (Ashgate, 2006)

Haycock, D.B. and Wallis, P (eds), Quackery and Commerce in Seventeenth-Century London: The Proprietary Medicine Business of Anthony Daffy (Medical History Supplement, no. 25)

Roberts, R.S., ‘The Early History of the Import of Drugs to Britain’, in F.N.L. Poynter (ed.), The Evolution of Pharmacy in Britain (London, 1965), pp. 165-85.

Wallis, P., ‘Consumption, Retailing and Medicine in Early Modern London’, The Economic History Review, 61:1 (February 2008), pp. 26-53

General Medical History

Beier, Lucinda McCray, Sufferers and Healers: The Experience of Illness in Seventeenth Century England (London and New York: Routledge, 1997)

Bynum, W.F. and Porter, Roy (eds.), The Companion Encyclopaedia of the History of Medicine, 2 Volumes (London and New York: Routledge, 1996)

Cook, H. J., The decline of the old medical regime in Stuart London (Ithaca, 1986).

________, ‘Medicine’ in K. Park and L. Daston (eds.), The Cambridge History of Science, vol. 3, Early Modern Science (Cambridge, 2006), pp. 407-34.

_________, Matters of Exchange. Commerce, Medicine and Science in the Dutch Golden Age (Yale, 2007)

Elmer, Peter (ed.), The Healing Arts: Health, Disease and Society in Europe 1500-1800 (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2004)

Fissell, Mary E. Patients, Power and the Poor in Eighteenth Century Bristol (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002 edition)

Lane, J., A Social History of Medicine: Health, Healing and Disease in England, 1750-1950 (London and New York: Routledge, 2001)

Lindemann, M. Medicine and Society in Early Modern Europe (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999)

Macdonald, M., Mystical Bedlam: Madness, Anxiety and Healing in Seventeenth-Century England (Cambridge, 1981).

Nagy, D.E., Popular Medicine in Seventeenth-Century England (Bowling Green, OH, 1988).

Pelling, M., Medical Conflicts in Early Modern London: Patronage, Physicians and Irregular Practitioners 1550-1640 (Oxford, 2003).

_________, The Common Lot: Sickness, Medical Occupations and the Urban Poor in Early Modern England (London and New York, 1998).

Porter R. and D., In Sickness and in Health: The Experience of Illness in Seventeenth-Century England (Routledge, 1987).

Porter, R. (ed.), Patients and Practitioners: Lay Perceptions of Medicine in Pre-Industrial Society (Cambridge, 1985).

Poyter, F.N.L. and Bishop, W.J., A Seventeenth Century Doctor and his Patients. John Symcotts (1592-1662), The Publications of the Bedfordshire Historical Record Society, 31 (1951).

Slack, P., ‘Mirrors of Health and Treasure of Poor Men: the Uses of Vernacular Medical Literature in Tudor England’, in C. Webster (ed.), Health, Medicine and Mortality in the Sixteenth Century (Cambridge, 1979), pp. 237-74..

Wear, A., Knowledge and Practice in English Medicine 1550-1680 (Cambridge, 2000).

Webster, C., The Great Instauration. Science, Medicine and Reform (London, 1975)

_________ (ed.), Health, Medicine and Mortality in the Sixteenth Century (Cambridge, 1979).

Webster, C. and Pelling, M., ‘Medical Pratictioners’ in C. Webster (ed.), Health, Medicine and Mortality in the Sixteenth Century (Cambridge, 1979), pp.165-235.