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Wellcome Collection: Fanshawe, Lady Ann (1625-1680) (MS7113)

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Folio page 151v, Scribe’s page 326.

{+ o}A Receipt how to Make Pao de loA FfanThe attribution, which appears in the left hand margin beside the title of the recipe, is written in a different hand than the body of the recipe. First they take twenty eggs and of them they break then in a basin neither very great nor little, of the which they putt their whites of the other ten, only their yolks, and with a great spoon they beate them, then putt in a pound of sugar well weighed, and beate it by little and little for the space of an houre or 5 quarters and when they are well beaten, they putt in a spoonfull of water, and beat it a little more, then a pound of flower dispersed and well mixed. This beinge done putt it in a basin which is called de fartes that is not very large yet somwhat deep, and puttinge under it a little paper carrie it to the oven, putt it in presingly and when it is baked take away the paper before it be cold.

The rest of the page is written in a different hand than the previous recipe.{+}Receita -+de como se fas opaõ de LoA FfanThe attribution, which appears in the left hand margin beside the title of the recipe, is written in a different hand than the body of the recipe. Premeiram. te se tomaõ 8 inte ouos e des dillis se baõ quebrando dentro oma panella, nem inte grande, nem pequena os quais ouos se huãl de botar com claras os outros des so as gemas, se huaõ de botar e com hua Alber grande os huaõ de ir batendo a qual bade andar entre as palmas das maõs, botase Ibe hu dratel de asugre bem pesaldo, bayse botando pouco e pouco, dentro na panella, e se vai batendo com osouos por tempo de hua ora, ou cinco quartos, e como estao mui bem batidos, se Ibe bota hua culher de agoa ese tornao a bater qutro pouco, e terao pezado bu aratel de farmha e se vida totando dentro espadbada, esebir a mexendo en estando isto feito se botao nauma bacia das y chamao de fartes, y nao seja m to grande, e y seja funduvinba; e se the ha de por la papel de baixo, e logo te ba de levaro [forne] emeterse logo dentro, e como esta cozido, se Ibe tira a papel ante of se arefeca

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The Library of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine Western Manuscript 7113 Accession Number 349856

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2. each of them be putt by themselves. Then take Sixe Quarts of white Wine, and putt these together except the Liquorice, Annyseeds and Camomill Flowers into the Wine, & stop the Vessell and let them steepe one night, then take a great Kettle & fill with Water, and into that Water putt the Vessell wherein the Simples are and being stopt very close when the Water boyleth, Let it boyle so one houre and a halfe then putt in your other Things before reservd ad so lett it boyle one our and a halfe more, then take it of, and straine it thorough an indifferent fine Cloth, and putt that Liquor by it Selfe, then putt to your Substance remaining in the strainer Sixe Quarts of small [Alee] & lett it be stopt and boile 3 houres, then take it of & straine it. The firstdrink must be used 3 or 4 times a day, & 4 or % spoonfulls at a time, the second drink must be used at all times when the Patient is thirsty without drinking any other drinke while it lasteth.

A Drinke for a Bruise {My Mother}X {A Fanshawe}Take Selfe [heale], Fennell, Yarrow, and Comfrey rootes, cleane scrapt, still these together, then take a pinte of Clarett Wine and burne it and sweeten it with powdered Sugar, and take then putt in halfe a pint of the Water, 2 penny worth of Sperma Ceti warme these together, Let the Party bruised drinke a good draught and sweat after it, If the bruise be in the head leave out the Fenille.

For a Consumption {My Mother} {A Fanshawe}Take Betony, Coltfoote, Comfrey, Burnett, Red Rose leaves, Cowslip Flowers of each one handfull, and boyle them in a pottle of Water to a [Quart] in a Pipkin, straine them, & putt in a pound of double refined Sugar, and let it dissolve in the Water, & drinke 5 Spoonfulls with 2 Spoonfulls of the best Canary Wine, warme, in a morning fasting. {To make} (3 To make an Excellent opening and purging Drinke for the Liver {My Mother{X }A Fanshawe}Take Sassperilla, sliced and bruised, Polypodie of the Oake bruised Scena of Alexandria a little bruised, of each 4 ounces, Yellow Docke rooster, washed, scraped bruised and the Pith taken forth of them, one ounce and a halfe, of Rhubarb, halfe an ounce, thinne sliced [Nequo]quium, Egrimony and Maydenhaire, of each one handfull, Anniseeds Sweet Fennell Seeds & Caraway seeds a little bruised of each one ounce. Liquorice scraped and bruised one ounce and a halfe, Mixe all these together, then take Greene Scurvy Grasse leaves cleane pickt a pecke Brooke Lime & Water Cress of each halfe a Pecke, beate the hearbs to a greene Sauce, & mixe them with the former ingredients, put a piece of Lead into a Bagge to sinke your bagge into the bottome of the barrell houlding the mouth of the Barrell, then putt in Your hearbes & tye the bagge close, & let it sinke to the bottome and tunne it up in three Ale Gallons of Beere or Ale in a Stonestand, and for the first day squeeze the juice out of the Bagge into the drinke 3 or 4 times, letting the bagge hang in the drinke continually, then let them worke together, and when it is 3 or 4 dayes old drinke a good draught 2 houres before dinner & another 2 houres before supper. If you can a pinte Use this daily as you find it to worke with you more or less. This drinke is to be taken in the beginning of May, or at the fall of the Leafe. Tis Excellent for the Liver, or for any dropsicall humour, or the Scurvy, or foulnes of the Blood

A Glister for the Bloody Fluxe {My Mother{X }A Fanshawe}Take a Quart of new Milke, a pound of sheepes suet, shred it very small, sett itt upon the Fire, and boyle it till it come to a pinte, then strain it and so administer it to the Patient twice a day till the Flux be stayed.

An Excellent Medicine for the bleeding of a Veine innards {My Mother{X }Ann Fanshawe}Putt hott boyling water into a Pweter pott, Lett it lye so till the pott be exceeding {hott}

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hott then poure out the waste, then put in the pott 2 handfulls of red Mints bruised, and presently after while your pott is so hotte milke in a pinte of the milke of a Red Cow, and let it stand so about one half an hower, then adde to it of the Sirrupp of Cinnamon & of the Sirrup of Quince each a spoonfull, & a quarter of an Ounce of Vinegar or Roses, Let him drinke it so warme in the morning, & as much about 5 or 6 of the Clock in the afternoone. Lett him wear a dried [] in May in a Sarsenett Bagge bout a Quarter of a Yeare on his brest till he find himselfe perfectly well.

A Medicine for the Yellow Jaundies {M Mother A. Fanshawe} Take Green Broome, and burne it in a cleane oven as much as will make a quart of Ashes, and then putt the Ashes into a pottle of white wine, then slice into it 2 Nutmegs and take 3 [...] waight of Saffron, and dry it well, and bruise it very small, & putt it into ye wine. if it be for a Man or a Woman, lett them drinke 1/2 a pinte of it, if for a Child, let him drinke a Quarter of a pinte eleven mornings together, every tyme they drinke of it they must shake it together, and putt in a little Sugar, drinke it cold and fast 2 hours after it, and either walke, or use some Exercise this is also good for the Dropsey

To staunch the bleeding of a Veine inwards {My Mother A. Fanshawe} Take a Quarter of a handfull of Fellonwort and boyle it in a Gill of whtie wine, and then sweeten it wtih a little white Sugar Candy & let the patient drinke it bloodwarm when he goeth to bed & if this doe not cure him with twice taking of it, then putt to it the third time the bignes of halfe a Nutmegg of bole Armoniack

A drinke to be taken in the Spring to purge the Blood {The Lady Butler Ann Fanshawe} Take 10 gallons of small Ale well brewed, when it has Doone working putt to ti 3 ounces of Rhubarbe slices, a handfull of wormwood 7 oranges cutt in halfes 3 stuffed with cloves, a Quart of the juice of Scurveygrasse clarefied 2 pound of Raisins of the Sunne stoned putt

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A Caudell for the Bloody Fluxe

Take a pint of Red Wine and the Volker of Five new laid eggs, a little cinnamon, 2 spoonfuls of foafe sugar, half a quarter of an ounce of the peel of Pomegranates doned and beaten to fine power, boil them in a platter upon a Chaffendeih of Coales, until it thicken. Let the patient eat it morning and evening, and if you will offer, it will suddenly cure you.

A Most Excellent Vomit

Take of Crocus metallorum made into fine power one ounce, Let it stand infusing in a quart of the best sack for a day or two jogging it, or shaking the Glafe twice a day. Then let it stand 24 hours untouched. When you [ufe] it drain out very gently the Wine; that it may run pure from the Crocus Powder. To a stronger body you may give an ounce and a half, to a weaker body one ounce, after every vomit let the patient drink warm Posset Ale with Butter in it, Let them neither sleep or drink warm drink till their vomit has done working.

An approved Medicine for the Convulsion fits take as much [alsa fatida] as a white Pea is, dilute it in a spoonful of Posset drink 3 or 4 mornings and let the patient wear some[ alsa fatida] about his neck too.

A Diet Drink

Take a peck of [Seuring gralse], water Crefses half a peak, 2 good handfuls of Brook lime, liverworst, longwort, Seabous, agrimony Horebound, Hartstongue, saxafrage, pempernell, [Tumeric], Bread plantain, wood botany, angelica, cardias, wormwood, rosemary, red sage,[ endive, succory], Bornage, wild Marjoram of each a good handful. You must boil these herbs in nour half am hour, one ounce of nutmegs, one ounce of ginger, one ounce of liquorice, one ounce of Aniseeds, red bock roots 6 ounces, sweet fennell seeds half an ounce, bruise your seeds, slice your nutmegs and ginger and bock roots. you must put all these seeds and spices in a bag and hang the bag in the drink. you may drink of it 6 or 7 days. This is an excellent drink for any rheumatic body that is inclined to a Biopsy.

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9 Seeds. So boyle these things as you used before in your other drinke a mong these, Let the white Angelica be well blosomed if you can gett it. these things may be all gotten at the Apothecaries thereabouts, what you can gettout of the Fields, though Aprill and May be part you may keepe them dry by you. Putt in these 2 halfe handfulls every time You boyle the Water. A drinke admirable against a Cold or Consumpsion. My Broth: Warw: A ffanshawe Put into an Earthen Pipkin 3 pints of spring water: 2 good handfulls of unsett hysope: 2 or 3 slices of good English Liquorice, sliced very thinn, 2 handfulls of Raisins of the Sunne stones, a quarter of a pound of figgs sliced small: one ounce of Anniseeds bruised, halfe an ounce of Sweet Fennell Seeds bruised: 7 or 8 dates sliced. then stopp up the Pip kin very close, and let them stew on hott Embers 24 houres, & then straine the Liquor well from the other Ingredients: putt this liquor into a glasse or Stone Bottle being close stopt: take a Sponfull of it when you lye to rest at night it being a little warme, and every morning fasting doe the same. Thus continuing a reasonable time, and the Patient will find good of it. For it is an approved Medecine.

Opening Pills {My Br. Warw: A ffanshaw } Take of the Extract of Gentian two drachmes: of the Extrait of Gemstone, of Galens Hiera Pura of each foure Scruples: of Trochicks of Eupatorie, of Dialacca, of Diacurcuma, of Salt of Scurvey grasse, of each of these two Scruples: of Salt of Wormewood halfe a Scruple with as much Syrrup of Rheubarb with Succorie or Syrup of Succorie with Rheubarb as will make it up in Pills. Make every dram in Sixe Pills. Five of them are to be taken at a time, with a draught of some proper convenient drinke an houre after them; and so to continue a weeke or longer, the Body being prepared before by purging: they doe remove hypochondriack obstructions, open the spleene and Blood. For a Canker {My Mother A ffanshawe } Take Unguentium Aegyptiacum, & Mel Rosarum, of each halfe an ounce. Warme them in a Sawcer very hotte, dipp a little Lint in it (fastend to any fitt Instruments) and rub

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10. the canker with it has hard as you can well suffer it. This doe 3 severall dayes. Then take only Mel Rosarum warms, and apply it 3 or 4 times a day to leale the canker, which perhaps the other application though it hath cured may seeme to have made worse.

A Medicine for the Head Ache {Earle of Cleveland}Take in oranges cutt them in Quarters, put them into two {Ann Fanshawe}Gallons of scalding hott spring Water, & let it stand till you can put your feet in it, then rub the Soles of your Feet with your oranges, this will refresh you and in 12 houres will take awat your Cold, & much sooner your Head Ache. This is good after a journey to refresh you.

A Medicine for the stomach collicke {My Mother}XTake a new laid Egge, open it and putt into it 2 graines of Am{A Fanshawe}ber Greece, stirre it about till your Egge is thorow hott, But no more, then eate it fasting two houres after it. This doe mornings together, and it will cure you.

An Approved Medicine for the Itch and so coole the Liver {Lady Bedles}Take Endiffe, Succory, Sorrell, Strawberry Leaves of each {A Fa}a handfull, Borage, Buglosse, Hartstongue, of each 1/2 a handfull, French Barley 2 handfulls, of New Currants one - ounce. Seeth them all in a pottle of running water to 3 pints Before you take it from the Fire putt in a good handfull of Borage Flowers, 2 ounces of Scena Leaves, a quarter of an ounce of Anniseeds, Seeth them againe a little, take it from the Fire, and cover Fhe pott, & let it cooke, straine it hard through a strainer and putt in 8 spoonfulls of Vinegar 2 spoonfulls of Powder Sugar, drinke thereof every day luke warm - 5 ounces & fast 2 hours after it. If you have more then 4 stooles a day take {it}

11) it but every second day. You must end the drinking thereif by the midst of Aprill

A Plaister to kill the Wormes {Lady Bedles}XTake of Wormwood & Rue a like quantity, stamp & straine {A Fan}them, & putt to the juice 6 drops of the gall of a Bullock, & putt them to the Powder of Aloes and make a Plaister thereof, & lay it to the [Nable] the Breadth of a Schilling, If the Child have the Wormes the Plaister will abide still if not it will fall from the [Nable].

A Vulnerary Liquour {[Dr. ]K. Digby}Take an ounce of Crabs Eyes (oculi canerorum) beat them to {A Fan}small Powder, putt them into a deepe Jarre Glasse, poure upon them 6 ounces of the Strongest white Wine Vinegar, It will presently worke up to a great height and loyle strongly, when it [allayes] working stirre it with a stick or spatule to the Bottome to quicken the operation after an houre or two or more You may poure the Liquor through a reasonable fine Linnen Cloth, & give thereof to the Patient 2 or 3 Spoonfulls at a time in the morning fasting in the an hour & a halfe before supper, & at night an houre before going to Bed. It is singular good for all Ulcers, for broken Bones, for Women in labour, to void [granell], & it is a great strengthener of the inner Parts.

{A Fan}A Possett for one an innard Bruise Take a Possett drinke made of white wine a little Balm, a pretty quantity of Venice Turpentine, stirre it together & drink it warme, also to putt in either Slate, or Stone Pitch or Parma Ceti is excellent for a Bruide.

A Glister for a Child that hath Wormes {A Fan}taught by Doctor Bayly Take Wormwood, Rue, Sothernwood, Camomile, Lavender Cotton, Mallow, {the}

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the hearb Mercurie and Violett Leaves of each 1/2 a handful, boyle all these together in 3 pints of Water, when it is 1/2 consumed straine it and put to it a spoonful of honey of Oyle of Camomile Violets and Rue of each 1/2 an ounce, & the quantity of a hasell nutt in Salt, stirre it well together, and so give it. With this Medeicine I cured a friend of mine y had a desperate feaver caused by the Wormes.

Mrs. Coply's drinke.

{A flon} Take a naile pinte of unslakt Lime, putt it into a great Stone pott then putt to it 6 quarts of Spring Water, cover it and let it stand 24 houres, then put to it 4 Ounces of y best Liquorish scraped, and sliced, and 2 Ounces of Saxafrage sliced, 2 Ounces of Anni seeds bruised. Let it stand 24 houres more, then straine it, drinke of it thrui in a day a Quarter of a pinte at a time, or more if you find occasion. The time is in the morning, fasting, at 3 of the Clocke in the afternoone, & at night when you gos to bed. It is good for any ulcer in the Body [a]ther in a Kidneys, Bladder, or mother. It is good to strengthen the Liver. It hash cured the Dropsie, & is a great cleaner of the blood from any putrefaction that is in it.

An Excellent Receipt for any weakenes in the Back

{Lady Bedles A flon} Take of white Amber well prepared, and of Sugar of Roses of each 4 Ounces, of fine Nutmegs in powder 2 [drachmes], mixe them well, and putt them in a Boxe for your use. Drink in a morning fasting 2 Spoonful of this powder in a good draught of Milke warme from the Pan, and fast 2 houres after.

A Cooling Broth for one that is in a Feaver

{My Mother A flon} Take a Chicken, and boyle it in 3 pints of water, putt into it Time, Rosemary of each one slip, Cinquefoile and Straw Berry Leaves of each 1/2 a handful, a little bunch of unripe Grapes the bottome of a [Manchett], Let it boyle untill 1/2 be consumed, then let it settle, & drinke the Cleare as often as you have a mind to it.

A Strengthening and Cooling Broth

{My Mother A flan} Take a good bigg Chicken, and the Bones of a Knuckle of Veale, boyle them in a pottle of water to somewhat less than a Quart, putt therein 10 Raisins of the Sunne stones, 5 Leaves of Buglosse & 2 Leaves of Succorie, 5 Leaves of Enoiue, & 2 Sprigs of Time & one Sprigg of Rosemary, & one of sweet Marysram, together with the folstone of a Manchett, and when it is boyled enough straine it and let it settle, Then poure out the cleare into a pott, & give the same as often as the sicke Party requires it, & make as often fresh as You need.

A Rare Medecine for a Thrush in the Mouth for a Child or Old Body

{My Br. Warn A flan} Take stress of the purest [fearfett] you can get & with a [Shouell] made redd hott burne is in it, & with y same Quantity of Homemade into fine powder mingles it rubb the Party's Mouth till it bleed & in few times using it, it will cure it, be it never so dangerous.

A Purge for a Child

{Mr. Battersby A flan} Eight graines of [ethoesis] a fit quantity for a purge for a Child, taking one houre & a halfe after it, a glister made of 3 quarters of a pinte of Milke, and 2 great Spoonful of honey dissolved in it.

for a Child that hath the [Rukets]

To anoint their Limbs with Bog Grease every Evening, & in very short time it will cure him.

Another

{A flon} Take a handfull of red Sage, a handfull of Tops of Rosemary, a handfull of

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A most Rare Glister for the Spleene {+} {Lady Nicholas } {A Fan} Take a quart of Posset drinke made of Ale, or a Quart of thinn Veale Broth, put in a handfull of Buglosse Leaues, a handfull of Burnett Leaues, a handfull of Mallowes, Boile it till it come to a pinte, straine it, putt to it 3 spoonfull of fine Loafe sugar, 3 Ounces of Syrrope of Violets, and so giue it warme, and no more.

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that you can endure it upon your Eye then administer it to the Child or Party & it will bring away Wormes in abundance

The directions of doctor Bowles {[ff: fan]} In the first place I commend this diet drinke for your life, at meales as well as out of meales, but at least twice a day morning & after noon, taking it for a quarter of a yeare at a time, the hot monthes excepted.

A diet drinke for the scurbute {[ff stan]} Common dockroots cut into thin slices [] ounces, sassfras 6 ounces, 4 Orenges cut in quarters, 2 handfulls of dryed eldern fflowers, halfe a handfull of Woormwood bruized; 2 pound of Raysins cutt. put all these into a Bag to hang in 4 gallons of small Ale woort, After 4 days drinke of it as aforesayde In the Winter adde 2 quarts of the juyce of Apples, in the spring 3 pints of the juice of Scuruey-grass, ~ Water Cresses, [suuooy], or dandelion, some times, all, or any of these. when you will make it purgatiue adde 6 ounces of [Sena] to the bag

An excellent water to be used constantly all winter for the Scorbute. {[Ann Fan]} Scuruey-grasse bruized three pound, horse Radish rootes cut sliced & torne one pound, 12 Oranges cut into thin slices, put those into a glasse Still, ~ powre in so much sack and white wine as will couer them 3 finger deepe, stop the glasse close, let them stand 24 howers on digestion, the next day distill a water from hence Take a Wine-glasse full and at pleasure, Sweetned with syrrup of eldern flowers, or Orenges, or wood-sorrell, or Cloue gillyflowers.

Pills for the Scorbute {[An fan]} Polypodia Rootes dryed and [reduced] into powder, halfe and ounce; Cassia lignea, and Cream of Tartar of each 4 scruples; saffrom in powder, 10 graines: Make these into pills with syrrup of mayden hayre, a dragme to be taken euery morning for 40 days twice in a yeare, Spring, & Fall.

A Gargale for the Scorbute {[ff ffan]} Syrrup of the green husks of hazell nutts, the decoction of pomegranat peeles; of each this decoction halfe a pinte, besides 2 spoonfull of the syrrup. 9 drops of the spirit of Virtriol, 2 spoonfull of the Juice of Scuruey-grasse

An excellent Cordiall gurd against the Scorbute in all Feuers (especti ally malignant) Small pox, Mea zells. {[ff ffan]} Orenges 100, more or lesse, cut them

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