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A Description of Elizabethan England
William
Harrison
Harvard Classics, Vol. 35, Part 3
 
A Description of Elizabethan England
Written for Holinshed’s Chronicles
 
William Harrison
 
Harrison’s contribution to Holinshed’s Chronicles relates his observations and comments on life in pre-Elizabethan England.
 
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CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record
NEW YORK: P.F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY, 1909–14
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2001
 
 
Introductory Note
  1. Of Degrees of People in the Commonwealth of Elizabethan England
  2. Of Cities and Towns in England
  3. Of Gardens and Orchards
  4. Of Fairs and Markets
  5. Of the Ancient and Present Estate of the Church of England
  6. Of the Food and Diet of the English
  7. Of Our Apparel and Attire
  8. Of the Manner of Building and Furniture of Our Houses
  9. Of Provision Made for the Poor
  10. Of the Air and Soil and Commodities of This Island
  11. Of Sundry Minerals and Metals
  12. Of Cattle Kept for Profit
  13. Of Wild and Tame Fowls
  14. Of Savage Beasts and Vermin
  15. Of Our English Dogs and Their Qualities
  16. Of the Navy of England
  17. Of Sundry Kinds of Punishment Appointed for Offenders
  18. Of Universities


 
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