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Exploring CPP 10a214: Of Binaries and Collaboration

By Rebecca Laroche and Hillary Nunn When we began this blog project in February 2013, we did not know where it was going to take us. We always saw our work with College of Physicians of Philadelphia Manuscript 10a214 as a work in progress, a work on progress....
From: The Recipes Project on 15 Aug 2017

Exploring CPP 10a214: Close Textual Ties

By Rebecca Laroche with Hillary Nunn Hillary Nunn’s discoveries about the identification of the Layfield hand of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia (CPP) manuscript with Edward Layfield, Archdeacon of Essex, has had me reconsidering earlier...
From: The Recipes Project on 23 Mar 2017

Exploring CPP 10a214: Overlapping Territories

By Rebecca Laroche with Hillary Nunn In her most recent entry in this series, Hillary Nunn showed through genealogical and geographical research how the Downings and the Layfields had people and places in common.  This month’s entry raises a related...
From: The Recipes Project on 11 Nov 2014

Exploring CPP 10a214: Wingfield Family Lines

Hillary Nunn, with Rebecca Laroche In her July post, Rebecca Laroche addressed the treatments for gout in The College of Physicians of Philadelphia manuscript owned by Anne Layfield. One gout remedy in the manuscript’s later section, Rebecca noted,...
From: The Recipes Project on 25 Aug 2014

Exploring CPP 10a214: Elizabeth Downing’s Busy Month of May

By Hillary Nunn, with Rebecca Laroche Elizabeth Downing was busy in the month of May. Several of her recipes in the opening section of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia manuscript 10a214 specify that they should be made only during … Continue...
From: The Recipes Project on 22 May 2014

Exploring CPP 10a214: Sweet Bags and Dames

By Rebecca Laroche, with Hillary Nunn In my last entry (06/08/2013), I related the short tale of my British Library disappointment. On the upside, in not finding conclusive evidence toward the identity of the compiler of the marvelous manuscript at …...
From: The Recipes Project on 26 Sep 2013

Exploring CPP 10a214: The Elusive Compiler

By Rebecca Laroche, with Hillary Nunn Up until now, Hillary Nunn and I have been conducting our explorations (20/06/2013, 21/05/2013, 09/04/2013, 12/03/2013, 20/02/2013) under the working hypothesis that one of the compilers of the College of Physicians...
From: The Recipes Project on 6 Aug 2013

Exploring CPP 10a214: Recipes in Transit

By Hillary Nunn, with Rebecca Laroche In recent months, as part of our continuing exploration of an understudied manuscript at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Rebecca Laroche and I have been examining the nature of recipe sources in the …...
From: The Recipes Project on 12 Jun 2013

Exploring CPP 10a214: Pages from Gerard’s Herbal

By Rebecca Laroche, with Hillary Nunn In recent months, as part of our continuing exploration of the unique and marvelous manuscript at the College of Physicians, Hillary Nunn and I have been examining the nature of sources as they are or are not delineated...
From: The Recipes Project on 21 May 2013

Exploring CPP 10a214: The Angel (not) in the Recipe

by Rebecca Laroche, with Hillary Nunn Last month, Hillary Nunn (20/02/21013) introduced our series of entries that are considering an exceptional manuscript owned by one Anne Layfielde and dated 1640 housed at the Medical Historical Library of The College...
From: The Recipes Project on 11 Mar 2013

A Source for Young Bees: On the Oil of Swallows, Part 2

By Rebecca Laroche, with Michelle DiMeo In the ongoing dialogue with each other and with the archive, time at the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia has provided an addendum to our conversation about the medicament...
From: The Recipes Project on 18 Oct 2012

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