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Nooks and Corners of English Life, Past and Present

By John Timbs
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  • NOOKS AND CORNERS
    • OF
  • ENGLISH LIFE,
    • Past and Present.
      • BY
    • BY
    • JOHN TIMBS,
      • SECOND EDITION.
      • WITH ILLUSTRATIONS.
        • LONDON:
        • GRIFFITH AND FARRAN,
        • CORNER OF ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD.
        • M DCCC LXVII.
      • LONDON:
      • GRIFFITH AND FARRAN,
      • CORNER OF ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD.
      • M DCCC LXVII.
    • SECOND EDITION.
    • WITH ILLUSTRATIONS.
      • LONDON:
      • GRIFFITH AND FARRAN,
      • CORNER OF ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD.
      • M DCCC LXVII.
    • LONDON:
    • GRIFFITH AND FARRAN,
    • CORNER OF ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD.
    • M DCCC LXVII.
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
      • I. Early English Life.
        • Britain before the Roman Colonization.
        • The Romans in England.
        • Domestic Life of the Saxons.
        • Meals—British, Anglo-Roman, and Saxon.
      • Britain before the Roman Colonization.
      • The Romans in England.
      • Domestic Life of the Saxons.
      • Meals—British, Anglo-Roman, and Saxon.
      • II. Castle Life.
      • III. Household Antiquities.
        • The Englishman's Fireside.
        • Private Life of a Queen of England.
        • The English Housewife.
        • A Herefordshire Lady in the Time of the Civil War.
        • House-furnishing in the Middle Ages.
        • Dress—Personal Ornaments.
        • Pins and Pin-money.
        • Provisions—Bread-making, Grocery, and Confectionery.
      • The Englishman's Fireside.
      • Private Life of a Queen of England.
      • The English Housewife.
      • A Herefordshire Lady in the Time of the Civil War.
      • House-furnishing in the Middle Ages.
      • Dress—Personal Ornaments.
      • Pins and Pin-money.
      • Provisions—Bread-making, Grocery, and Confectionery.
      • IV. Peasant Life.
      • V. Customs and Ceremonies.
        • Banbury Cakes, Congleton Cakes, etc.
        • Horselydown Fair in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth.
        • Wake Festivals in the Black Country.
        • Keeping Birds in the Middle Ages.
      • Banbury Cakes, Congleton Cakes, etc.
      • Horselydown Fair in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth.
      • Wake Festivals in the Black Country.
      • Keeping Birds in the Middle Ages.
      • VI. Historic Sketches.
        • The Story of Fair Rosamund.
        • Cardinal Wolsey at Esher Place.
        • Traditions of Battle-fields.
        • Curiosities of Hatfield.
        • The Grand Remonstrance
        • Cavaliers and Roundheads
        • The Evelyns at Wotton.
        • Lord Bolingbroke at Battersea.
        • The Last of Epping Forest.
      • The Story of Fair Rosamund.
      • Cardinal Wolsey at Esher Place.
      • Traditions of Battle-fields.
      • Curiosities of Hatfield.
      • The Grand Remonstrance
      • Cavaliers and Roundheads
      • The Evelyns at Wotton.
      • Lord Bolingbroke at Battersea.
      • The Last of Epping Forest.
      • APPENDIX.
    • I. Early English Life.
      • Britain before the Roman Colonization.
      • The Romans in England.
      • Domestic Life of the Saxons.
      • Meals—British, Anglo-Roman, and Saxon.
    • Britain before the Roman Colonization.
    • The Romans in England.
    • Domestic Life of the Saxons.
    • Meals—British, Anglo-Roman, and Saxon.
    • II. Castle Life.
    • III. Household Antiquities.
      • The Englishman's Fireside.
      • Private Life of a Queen of England.
      • The English Housewife.
      • A Herefordshire Lady in the Time of the Civil War.
      • House-furnishing in the Middle Ages.
      • Dress—Personal Ornaments.
      • Pins and Pin-money.
      • Provisions—Bread-making, Grocery, and Confectionery.
    • The Englishman's Fireside.
    • Private Life of a Queen of England.
    • The English Housewife.
    • A Herefordshire Lady in the Time of the Civil War.
    • House-furnishing in the Middle Ages.
    • Dress—Personal Ornaments.
    • Pins and Pin-money.
    • Provisions—Bread-making, Grocery, and Confectionery.
    • IV. Peasant Life.
    • V. Customs and Ceremonies.
      • Banbury Cakes, Congleton Cakes, etc.
      • Horselydown Fair in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth.
      • Wake Festivals in the Black Country.
      • Keeping Birds in the Middle Ages.
    • Banbury Cakes, Congleton Cakes, etc.
    • Horselydown Fair in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth.
    • Wake Festivals in the Black Country.
    • Keeping Birds in the Middle Ages.
    • VI. Historic Sketches.
      • The Story of Fair Rosamund.
      • Cardinal Wolsey at Esher Place.
      • Traditions of Battle-fields.
      • Curiosities of Hatfield.
      • The Grand Remonstrance
      • Cavaliers and Roundheads
      • The Evelyns at Wotton.
      • Lord Bolingbroke at Battersea.
      • The Last of Epping Forest.
    • The Story of Fair Rosamund.
    • Cardinal Wolsey at Esher Place.
    • Traditions of Battle-fields.
    • Curiosities of Hatfield.
    • The Grand Remonstrance
    • Cavaliers and Roundheads
    • The Evelyns at Wotton.
    • Lord Bolingbroke at Battersea.
    • The Last of Epping Forest.
    • APPENDIX.
    • I. Early English Life.
      • DWELLING-PLACES OF THE EARLY BRITONS.
    • DWELLING-PLACES OF THE EARLY BRITONS.
    • BRITAIN BEFORE THE ROMAN COLONIZATION.
    • THE ROMANS IN ENGLAND.
    • DOMESTIC LIFE OF THE SAXONS.
    • MEALS—BRITISH, ANGLO-ROMAN, AND SAXON.
    • II. Castle Life.
    • ENGLISH CASTLE-BUILDING.
    • III. Household Antiquities.
    • THE OLD ENGLISH HOUSE.
    • THE ENGLISHMAN'S FIRESIDE.
    • PRIVATE LIFE OF A QUEEN OF ENGLAND.
    • THE ENGLISH HOUSEWIFE.
    • A HEREFORDSHIRE LADY IN THE TIME OF THE CIVIL WAR.
    • HOUSE-FURNISHING IN THE MIDDLE AGES.
    • DRESS.—PERSONAL ORNAMENTS.
    • PINS AND PIN-MONEY.
    • PROVISIONS:
    • BREAD-MAKING, GROCERY, AND CONFECTIONERY.
      • DESSERT FRUITS.
      • ORNAMENTAL FRUIT TRENCHERS.
      • VEGETABLES.
      • ANTIQUITY OF CHEESE.
      • ALE AND BEER.
    • DESSERT FRUITS.
    • ORNAMENTAL FRUIT TRENCHERS.
    • VEGETABLES.
    • ANTIQUITY OF CHEESE.
    • ALE AND BEER.
    • IV. Peasant Life.[57]
      • OPERATIVE TENANTS.
      • SERVICES OF TILLAGE.
      • OLDEN HARVEST.
      • HOCK-DAY.
      • SHEEP-SHEARING.
      • CONVEYANCE SERVICE.
      • WATCH AND WARD.—THE BEADLE.
    • OPERATIVE TENANTS.
    • SERVICES OF TILLAGE.
    • OLDEN HARVEST.
    • HOCK-DAY.
    • SHEEP-SHEARING.
    • CONVEYANCE SERVICE.
    • WATCH AND WARD.—THE BEADLE.
    • OLDEN HOUSE-MARKS.
    • V. Olden Customs and Ceremonies.
    • MAY-DAY CAROL ON MAGDALEN COLLEGE TOWER.
    • BANBURY CAKES.—CONGLETON CAKES, etc.
    • HORSELYDOWN FAIR, IN THE REIGN OF QUEEN ELIZABETH.
    • WAKE FESTIVALS IN THE BLACK COUNTRY.
    • KEEPING BIRDS IN THE MIDDLE AGES.
    • VI. Historic Sketches.
    • THE STORY OF FAIR ROSAMUND.
    • CARDINAL WOLSEY AT ESHER PLACE.
    • TRADITIONS OF BATTLE-FIELDS.
    • CURIOSITIES OF HATFIELD.
    • THE GRAND REMONSTRANCE.
    • CAVALIERS AND ROUNDHEADS.
    • THE EVELYNS AT WOTTON.
    • LORD BOLINGBROKE AT BATTERSEA.
    • THE LAST OF EPPING FOREST.
    • APPENDIX.
      • ANCIENT BRITISH DWELLINGS.
      • THE SAXON HALL.
      • ABURY AND STONEHENGE.
    • ANCIENT BRITISH DWELLINGS.
    • THE SAXON HALL.
    • ABURY AND STONEHENGE.
    • INDEX.
    • STRANGE STORIES
      • OF THE
    • OF THE
    • ANIMAL WORLD.
      • GRIFFITH AND FARRAN, ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • GRIFFITH AND FARRAN, ST. PAUL'S CHURCHYARD.
    • FOOTNOTES:
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