Elizabethan England From 'A Description of England,' by William Harrison
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Elizabethan England From 'A Description of England,' by William Harrison

By William Harrison
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  • The Camelot Series.
    • Edited by Ernest Rhys.
      • ELIZABETHAN ENGLAND.
    • ELIZABETHAN ENGLAND.
    • CONTENTS.
    • “FOREWORDS.”[1]
    • EDITORIAL NOTE.
    • HARRISON’S PREFACE.
  • ELIZABETHAN ENGLAND.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • OF DEGREES OF PEOPLE IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF ENGLAND.[54]
        • [1577, Book III., Chapter 4; 1587, Book II., Chapter 5.]
      • [1577, Book III., Chapter 4; 1587, Book II., Chapter 5.]
    • OF DEGREES OF PEOPLE IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF ENGLAND.[54]
      • [1577, Book III., Chapter 4; 1587, Book II., Chapter 5.]
    • [1577, Book III., Chapter 4; 1587, Book II., Chapter 5.]
    • CHAPTER II.
      • OF CITIES AND TOWNS IN ENGLAND.
        • [1577, Book II., Chapter 7; 1587, Book II., Chapter 13.]
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 7; 1587, Book II., Chapter 13.]
    • OF CITIES AND TOWNS IN ENGLAND.
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 7; 1587, Book II., Chapter 13.]
    • [1577, Book II., Chapter 7; 1587, Book II., Chapter 13.]
    • CHAPTER III.
      • OF GARDENS AND ORCHARDS.
        • [1587, Book II., Chapter 20.[81]]
      • [1587, Book II., Chapter 20.[81]]
    • OF GARDENS AND ORCHARDS.
      • [1587, Book II., Chapter 20.[81]]
    • [1587, Book II., Chapter 20.[81]]
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • OF FAIRS AND MARKETS.
        • [1577, Book II., Chapter 11; 1587, Book II., Chapter 18.]
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 11; 1587, Book II., Chapter 18.]
    • OF FAIRS AND MARKETS.
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 11; 1587, Book II., Chapter 18.]
    • [1577, Book II., Chapter 11; 1587, Book II., Chapter 18.]
    • CHAPTER V.
      • OF THE LAWS OF ENGLAND SINCE HER FIRST INHABITATION.
        • [1577, Book III., Chapter 3; 1587, Book II., Chapter 9.]
      • [1577, Book III., Chapter 3; 1587, Book II., Chapter 9.]
    • OF THE LAWS OF ENGLAND SINCE HER FIRST INHABITATION.
      • [1577, Book III., Chapter 3; 1587, Book II., Chapter 9.]
    • [1577, Book III., Chapter 3; 1587, Book II., Chapter 9.]
    • CHAPTER VI.[99]
      • OF THE ANCIENT AND PRESENT ESTATE OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND.
        • [1577, Book II., Chapter 5; 1585, Book II., Chapter 1.]
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 5; 1585, Book II., Chapter 1.]
    • OF THE ANCIENT AND PRESENT ESTATE OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND.
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 5; 1585, Book II., Chapter 1.]
    • [1577, Book II., Chapter 5; 1585, Book II., Chapter 1.]
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • OF THE FOOD AND DIET OF THE ENGLISH.
        • [1577, Book III., Chapter 1; 1587, Book II., Chapter 6.]
      • [1577, Book III., Chapter 1; 1587, Book II., Chapter 6.]
    • OF THE FOOD AND DIET OF THE ENGLISH.
      • [1577, Book III., Chapter 1; 1587, Book II., Chapter 6.]
    • [1577, Book III., Chapter 1; 1587, Book II., Chapter 6.]
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • OF OUR APPAREL AND ATTIRE.
        • [1577, Book III., Chapter 2; 1587, Book II., Chapter 7.]
      • [1577, Book III., Chapter 2; 1587, Book II., Chapter 7.]
    • OF OUR APPAREL AND ATTIRE.
      • [1577, Book III., Chapter 2; 1587, Book II., Chapter 7.]
    • [1577, Book III., Chapter 2; 1587, Book II., Chapter 7.]
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • OF THE MANNER OF BUILDING AND FURNITURE OF OUR HOUSES.[162]
        • [1577, Book II., Chapter 10; 1587, Book II., Chapter 12.]
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 10; 1587, Book II., Chapter 12.]
    • OF THE MANNER OF BUILDING AND FURNITURE OF OUR HOUSES.[162]
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 10; 1587, Book II., Chapter 12.]
    • [1577, Book II., Chapter 10; 1587, Book II., Chapter 12.]
    • CHAPTER X.
      • OF PROVISION MADE FOR THE POOR.
        • [1577, Book III., Chapter 5; 1587, Book II., Chapter 10.]
      • [1577, Book III., Chapter 5; 1587, Book II., Chapter 10.]
    • OF PROVISION MADE FOR THE POOR.
      • [1577, Book III., Chapter 5; 1587, Book II., Chapter 10.]
    • [1577, Book III., Chapter 5; 1587, Book II., Chapter 10.]
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • OF THE AIR AND SOIL AND COMMODITIES OF THIS ISLAND.
        • [1577, Book I., Chapter 13; 1587, Book I., Chapter 18.]
      • [1577, Book I., Chapter 13; 1587, Book I., Chapter 18.]
    • OF THE AIR AND SOIL AND COMMODITIES OF THIS ISLAND.
      • [1577, Book I., Chapter 13; 1587, Book I., Chapter 18.]
    • [1577, Book I., Chapter 13; 1587, Book I., Chapter 18.]
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • OF SUNDRY MINERALS AND METALS.
        • [1577, Book III., Chapters 16 and 18; 1587, Book III., Chapters 10 and 11.]
      • [1577, Book III., Chapters 16 and 18; 1587, Book III., Chapters 10 and 11.]
    • OF SUNDRY MINERALS AND METALS.
      • [1577, Book III., Chapters 16 and 18; 1587, Book III., Chapters 10 and 11.]
    • [1577, Book III., Chapters 16 and 18; 1587, Book III., Chapters 10 and 11.]
    • CHAPTER XIII.
      • OF CATTLE KEPT FOR PROFIT.
        • [1577, Book III., Chapter 8; 1587, Book III., Chapter 1.]
      • [1577, Book III., Chapter 8; 1587, Book III., Chapter 1.]
    • OF CATTLE KEPT FOR PROFIT.
      • [1577, Book III., Chapter 8; 1587, Book III., Chapter 1.]
    • [1577, Book III., Chapter 8; 1587, Book III., Chapter 1.]
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • OF WILD AND TAME FOWLS.
        • [1577, Book III., Chapters 9 and 11; 1587, Book III., Chapters 2 and 5.]
      • [1577, Book III., Chapters 9 and 11; 1587, Book III., Chapters 2 and 5.]
    • OF WILD AND TAME FOWLS.
      • [1577, Book III., Chapters 9 and 11; 1587, Book III., Chapters 2 and 5.]
    • [1577, Book III., Chapters 9 and 11; 1587, Book III., Chapters 2 and 5.]
    • CHAPTER XV.
      • OF SAVAGE BEASTS AND VERMIN.
        • [1577, Book III., Chapters 7 and 12; 1587, Book III., Chapters 4 and 6.]
      • [1577, Book III., Chapters 7 and 12; 1587, Book III., Chapters 4 and 6.]
    • OF SAVAGE BEASTS AND VERMIN.
      • [1577, Book III., Chapters 7 and 12; 1587, Book III., Chapters 4 and 6.]
    • [1577, Book III., Chapters 7 and 12; 1587, Book III., Chapters 4 and 6.]
    • CHAPTER XVI.
      • OF OUR ENGLISH DOGS AND THEIR QUALITIES.
        • [1577, Book III., Chapter 13; 1587, Book III., Chapter 7.]
      • [1577, Book III., Chapter 13; 1587, Book III., Chapter 7.]
    • OF OUR ENGLISH DOGS AND THEIR QUALITIES.
      • [1577, Book III., Chapter 13; 1587, Book III., Chapter 7.]
    • [1577, Book III., Chapter 13; 1587, Book III., Chapter 7.]
    • CHAPTER XVII.
      • OF FISH USUALLY TAKEN UPON OUR COASTS.
        • [1577, Book III., Chapter 10; 1587, Book III., Chapter 3.]
      • [1577, Book III., Chapter 10; 1587, Book III., Chapter 3.]
    • OF FISH USUALLY TAKEN UPON OUR COASTS.
      • [1577, Book III., Chapter 10; 1587, Book III., Chapter 3.]
    • [1577, Book III., Chapter 10; 1587, Book III., Chapter 3.]
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
      • OF QUARRIES OF STONE FOR BUILDING.
        • [1577, Book II., Chapter 11; 1587, Book II., Chapter 18.]
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 11; 1587, Book II., Chapter 18.]
    • OF QUARRIES OF STONE FOR BUILDING.
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 11; 1587, Book II., Chapter 18.]
    • [1577, Book II., Chapter 11; 1587, Book II., Chapter 18.]
    • CHAPTER XIX.
      • OF WOODS AND MARSHES.
        • [1577, Book II., Chapter 16; 1587, Book II., Chapter 22.]
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 16; 1587, Book II., Chapter 22.]
    • OF WOODS AND MARSHES.
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 16; 1587, Book II., Chapter 22.]
    • [1577, Book II., Chapter 16; 1587, Book II., Chapter 22.]
    • CHAPTER XX.
      • OF PARKS AND WARRENS.
        • [1577, Book II., Chapter 15; 1587, Book II., Chapter 19.]
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 15; 1587, Book II., Chapter 19.]
    • OF PARKS AND WARRENS.
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 15; 1587, Book II., Chapter 19.]
    • [1577, Book II., Chapter 15; 1587, Book II., Chapter 19.]
    • CHAPTER XXI.
      • OF PALACES BELONGING TO THE PRINCE.
        • [1577, Book II., Chapter 9; 1587, Book II., Chapter 15.]
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 9; 1587, Book II., Chapter 15.]
    • OF PALACES BELONGING TO THE PRINCE.
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 9; 1587, Book II., Chapter 15.]
    • [1577, Book II., Chapter 9; 1587, Book II., Chapter 15.]
    • CHAPTER XXII.
      • OF ARMOUR AND MUNITION.
        • [1577, Book II., Chapter 12; 1587, Book II., Chapter 16.]
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 12; 1587, Book II., Chapter 16.]
    • OF ARMOUR AND MUNITION.
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 12; 1587, Book II., Chapter 16.]
    • [1577, Book II., Chapter 12; 1587, Book II., Chapter 16.]
    • CHAPTER XXIII.
      • OF THE NAVY OF ENGLAND.
        • [1577, Book II., Chapter 13; 1587, Book II., Chapter 17.]
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 13; 1587, Book II., Chapter 17.]
    • OF THE NAVY OF ENGLAND.
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 13; 1587, Book II., Chapter 17.]
    • [1577, Book II., Chapter 13; 1587, Book II., Chapter 17.]
    • CHAPTER XXIV.
      • OF SUNDRY KINDS OF PUNISHMENT APPOINTED FOR OFFENDERS.
        • [1577, Book III., Chapter 6; 1587, Book II., Chapter 11.]
      • [1577, Book III., Chapter 6; 1587, Book II., Chapter 11.]
    • OF SUNDRY KINDS OF PUNISHMENT APPOINTED FOR OFFENDERS.
      • [1577, Book III., Chapter 6; 1587, Book II., Chapter 11.]
    • [1577, Book III., Chapter 6; 1587, Book II., Chapter 11.]
    • CHAPTER XXV.
      • OF UNIVERSITIES.
        • [1577, Book II., Chapter 6; 1587, Book II., Chapter 3.]
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 6; 1587, Book II., Chapter 3.]
    • OF UNIVERSITIES.
      • [1577, Book II., Chapter 6; 1587, Book II., Chapter 3.]
    • [1577, Book II., Chapter 6; 1587, Book II., Chapter 3.]
    • APPENDIX.
      • A.—Holinshed’s Dedication.
        • B.—An Elizabethan Survey of England.
        • C.—Somebody’s Quarrel with Harrison.
        • D.—Harrison’s Chronology.
      • B.—An Elizabethan Survey of England.
      • C.—Somebody’s Quarrel with Harrison.
      • D.—Harrison’s Chronology.
    • A.—Holinshed’s Dedication.
      • B.—An Elizabethan Survey of England.
      • C.—Somebody’s Quarrel with Harrison.
      • D.—Harrison’s Chronology.
    • B.—An Elizabethan Survey of England.
    • C.—Somebody’s Quarrel with Harrison.
    • D.—Harrison’s Chronology.
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