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.
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Of Lothoringia, chap. 94.

LOthoringia is as it were the last pro∣uince and end of Germania, & hath that name of Lotharius the king. In the East side thereof is Recia: yt is Beaban: In the South side is the Rine, & Alsaci∣a, and in the West Gallia Senonensis, and in the North side is Gallia Belgica. By this land runneth the riuer Mosa, & in this land is ye citie Metis, & is a coun∣try bearing in many places fruit & wine, and is moisted with wells and riuers: therin be mountaines, woodes, & groues, and many beasts wilde and same. The people of this countrye be meddeled of French men & of Germains. Therein are wonderfull wells & medicinable to help men of diuerse euills if they drink therof. Lothoringia, a country called Loraine.*