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Author: Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637.
Title: The English house-vvife Containing the inward and outward vertues which ought to be in a compleate woman. As her skill in physicke, surgery, cookery, extraction of oyles, banqueting-stuffe, ordering of great feasts, preseruing of all sorts of wines, conceited secrets, distillations, perfumes, ordering of wooll, hempe, flax, making cloth, and dying, the knowledge of dayries, office of malting, of oates, their excellent vses in a family, of brewing, baking, and all other things belonging to an houshold. A worke generally approued, and now the fourth time much augmented, purged and made most profitable and necessary for all men, and the generall good of this kingdome. By G.M.
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Print source: The English house-vvife Containing the inward and outward vertues which ought to be in a compleate woman. As her skill in physicke, surgery, cookery, extraction of oyles, banqueting-stuffe, ordering of great feasts, preseruing of all sorts of wines, conceited secrets, distillations, perfumes, ordering of wooll, hempe, flax, making cloth, and dying, the knowledge of dayries, office of malting, of oates, their excellent vses in a family, of brewing, baking, and all other things belonging to an houshold. A worke generally approued, and now the fourth time much augmented, purged and made most profitable and necessary for all men, and the generall good of this kingdome. By G.M.
Markham, Gervase, 1568?-1637.

London: Printed by Nicholas Okes for Iohn Harison, and are to be sold at his shop at the signe of the golden Vnicorne in Pater-noster-row, 1631.
Alternate titles: Country contentments, or the English huswife
Subject terms:
Home economics -- England -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A06924.0001.001

Contents
CHAP. 1. Of the inward vertues of the minde, which ought to be in euery House-wife. And first of her general Knowledges both in Phisicke and Surgery, with plaine appro∣ued medicines for health of the House-hold, also the extraction of excellent Oyles fit for those purposes.
The English Houswifes Skill in Cookery. CHAP. 2. Of the outward and actiue Knowledge of the Housewife; and of her skill in Cookery; as Sallets of all sorts, with Flesh, Fish, Sauces, Pastry, Banquetting-stuffe and ordering of great feasts.