Batman vppon Bartholome his booke De proprietatibus rerum, newly corrected, enlarged and amended: with such additions as are requisite, vnto euery seuerall booke: taken foorth of the most approued authors, the like heretofore not translated in English. Profitable for all estates, as well for the benefite of the mind as the bodie. 1582.
Bartholomaeus, Anglicus, 13th cent., Trevisa, John, d. 1402., Batman, Stephen, d. 1584.

¶Of Rencia. cap. 127.

REncia, is a prouince by the Rine, & is that Countrey, about the which the Rine runneth & hath that name Rencia, for it is nigh the Rine, as, Isi. saith li. 15. And is a Countrey that hath manye full strong cities & townes. The ground ther of beareth well corne and, wine in many places. The men be strong and hardy, ac∣cording with Germaines in life & man∣ners: but then loue not theft & robbery.

(*Rhenus, a notable, riuer in Germany, called the Rheyne.