New PDF release: The Travels of Peter Mundy in Europe and Asia, 1608-1667.

By Lt.-Col. Sir Richard Carnac Temple

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Persevered from moment sequence forty six, and notice additionally moment sequence 17, 35, forty five for past volumes, and moment sequence seventy eight for the ultimate one. With Mundy's moment appendix, together with a observe on English change-ringing. it is a new print-on-demand hardback version of the amount first released in 1925.

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Endured from moment sequence forty six, and notice additionally moment sequence 17, 35, forty five for prior volumes, and moment sequence seventy eight for the ultimate one. With Mundy's moment appendix, together with a word on English change-ringing. this can be a new print-on-demand hardback version of the quantity first released in 1925.

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He further adds a valuable account of Konigsberg, of " The Hoffe " or Frisches Haff, and the wild fowl on it. " Incidentally he describes the log-houses, which were new to him, and the " Boome " in the Pregel near Konigsberg —a device which appears to have been little known in his day. On the yth October he sails back over the Haff towards Danzig, and reaching the Western end, he goes by a route (somewhat difficult to follow) as far as the Vistula (Weichsel) to the point where it divides itself into two at the Danziger Haupt, which he calls "the Hafft" (p.

The king of England sent word to the Ritch Abbott thatt hee purposed to come and sett Fire off his kitchin, intymating thereby thatt when hee came hee Meantt to have good cheare which would require greatt Fires. The Abbott, allthough hee knew the kings Meaning, Yett Merrily seeming to prevent the kings intentt (allthough hee understood itt No otherwise then the very words do give), Caused the said kitchen to bee built all off hewen stone withoutt any timber worke in it as afforementioned. Itt now serves to keepe turffe etts.

Smith, Desc. , ed. Wheatley, p. 34; Rogers, Travels, p. 28; Lansd. MS. 213, fol. 335 a; Bristol Past and Present, pp. 91-92; Corry, Hist, of Bristol, \. 250. 3 Bristol Castle, built by Robert Earl of Gloucester, natural son of Henry I, was, when Mundy saw it, in a ruinous state. It was repaired in 1643 and demolished by Cromwell's orders in 1655-6. See Leland's description of the "Castle of Brightestow" (Itinerary, ed. L. Toulmin Smith, v. 87). See also Lansd. MS. 213, fol. 336 a; Fiennes, p. 201.

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