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Boorde (Andrew)

  • c. 1490–1549
  • authors, physicians
English physician and author, who embarked on a journey through Europe and wrote a travel treatise The fyrste boke of the introduction of knowledge (completed in 1542). To Celticists, he may be known for his descriptions of Wales and Cornwall, which include some basic lexical information.
Boorde, Andrew, The fyrst boke of the introduction of knowledge ... A compendyous regyment ... Barnes in defence of the berdes; with a life of Andrew Boorde, ed. F. J. Furnivall, London: N.T. Trübner & Co; for the Early English Text Society, 1870.
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Boorde, Andrew, The fyrst boke of the introduction of knowledge: the whych dothe teache a man to speake parte of all maner of languages, and to know the vsage and fashion of all maner of countreys; and for to know the moste parte of all maner of coyness of money, London: W. Copland, 1547.  
Travel guide written in 1542 and published in 1547.


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