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English plant names from the tenth to the fifteenth century

  • 122 Pages
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  • English
At the Clarendon Press , Oxford
Plant names, Popular -- English (Old), Plant names, Popular -- England, Plants -- Nomencl



Other titlesEnglish plant names
Statementby John Earle.
LC ClassificationsPE685.P5 E2
The Physical Object
Paginationcxii, 122 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL236415M
LC Control Numberagr29001565

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Oxford: Clarendon. Includes several excerpts of English plant names from the tenth to the fifteenth century book from several centuries; the introduction covers half the book and discusses the etymology of plant names from several approaches. Kitson, Peter.

“Two Old English Plant-Names and Related Matters.”.

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The Anglo-Saxon's interest in medico-botanical writings is also witnessed by the enormous number of more than Latin-Old English plant glosses. It goes without saying that one of the most important aspects of a re-evaluation of Old English medicine is the correct identification of the plant names.

Common Names of Plants, S-T. Did you ever wonder why so many common names of plants end in "wort," such as St. Johnswort. The fact is, "wort" comes from the Old English word for "plant" and is used as a suffix for some of our oldest common plant names (especially the names for.

Appendix III - 5th to 10th Century Names from Jackson LHEB Appendix IV - Name Patterns from the Book of Llandav Appendix V - Given names from the Llandav charters Appendix VI - A special consideration of some Irish inscriptions in early Britain Maintained by Codex Herald.

This page was last updated on Friday, Ap Many of them were re-used on later manuscript covers, as on luxury Gospel-books made around the end of the 10th century.

10th-century Gospel-book, produced in Metz The upper cover of a 10th-century Gospel-book depicting the Annunciation, the Adoration of the Magi and the Massacre of the Innocents (BnF, Latin ). And I may yet name something Kate, even if it’s just a plant, after one of my all-time favorites, Kate Atkinson.

Names from Classic Novels Literary Baby Names from Jane Austen. As Austen was writing in the late 18th and early 19th century, many of her characters names are fairly average (possibly even dull) by today’s standards. Medieval medicine in Western Europe was composed of a mixture of existing ideas from antiquity.

In the Early Middle Ages, following the fall of the Western Roman Empire, standard medical knowledge was based chiefly upon surviving Greek and Roman texts, preserved in monasteries and elsewhere. Medieval medicine is widely misunderstood, thought of as a uniform attitude composed of placing hopes.

English Plant Names from the Tenth to the Fifteenth Century () Anglo-Saxon Literature () A Handbook to the Land Charters () English Prose: its Elements, History, and Usage () The Deeds of Beowulf () The Psalter of () A Simple Grammar of English Now in Use () The Alfred Jewel: an Historical Essay () References.

ALFRED m English, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Polish, Dutch Means "elf counsel", derived from the Old English name Ælfræd, composed of the elements ælf "elf" and ræd "counsel". Alfred the Great was a 9th-century king of Wessex who fought unceasingly against the Danes living in northeast England.

He was also a scholar, and he translated many Latin books into Old English. The probable popularity of it in the early years of the 15th century would be an interest in Arthurian stories with rising literacy of the artisan class, which also led to Lollardy, following the writing of the [possibly satirically intended] Sir Gawaine and the Green Knight in the late 14th century.

As we leave the the seventeenth century behind we now move on to see what gems can be found in Norfolk baptisms from the eighteenth century -- a time of the Georgians, the Age of Enlightenment and the beginning of the British Industrial Revolution.

This period is covered much more across the records, hence the larger number of names listed below. English renaissance name generator. This name generator will give you 10 random English names from the renaissance period.

The renaissance was a period of cultural and artistic rejuvenation in Europe and in England this happened from the 15th to 17th century. Mattias T. Lofvenberg’s book Studies on Middle English Surnames provides an explanation of the practice used in the formation of English surnames in the 12 th, 13 th, and 14 th centuries.

This includes both a listing of the prepositions which occur in names from period sources and a listing of the actual surnames as well. 10th Century Frankish Names from the Survey of Neuillay, by Wil Yannacoulias A list of masculine and feminine given names, with frequencies.

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Academy of Saint Gabriel report Contains some masculine and feminine given names from 9thth century records from Brittany. Many are of Breton origin, some are Frankish or Latin. A List of 15th Century English Men's Names ). I haven't tracked down a copy of that book in order to check the author's sources.

There are a few errors in the online version that are clearly scanning errors introduced by the OCR software.

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I've tried to correct those errors in this index. 10th Century Frisian Masculine Names by Talan Gwynek; Dutch Womens' Names to by Walraven van Nijmege; Flemish Feminine Names - by Guntram von Wolkenstein; 15th Century Dutch Names by Aryanhwy merch Catmael; 15th Century Dutch Names by Aryanhwy merch Catmael; Dutch Given Names from by Aryanhwy merch Catmael; Dutch Names   A wayne – Old English wægn, wæn (wagon, cart) – built or drove carts and wagons.

History of English Last Names. The English adopted last names after the Norman Conquest of By the 15th century, it was hard to find someone without one. From occupational, nickname-based, and location surnames, today there are aro Old English.

The tenth is Colchicum Autumnale, also known as Meadow Saffron and Naked Lady. The first half of the plant’s name comes from the colchicine it contains.

A traditional remedy dating back to at least the 16th century, colchicine is approved by the FDA to. The word pissenlit is first recorded in the midth-century book Les Évangiles des Quenouilles (The Distaff Gospels), a collection of popular beliefs held by old women.

It is recommended in this book to rub warts with the milky juice of a dandelion leaf in order to dry them. Middle English (abbreviated to ME) was a form of the English language spoken after the Norman conquest () until the late 15th century. English underwent distinct variations and developments following the Old English period.

Scholarly opinion varies, but the Oxford English Dictionary specifies the period when Middle English was spoken as being from to Years: c. - c. Subject: History, Early history ( CE to ) Publisher: HistoryWorld Online Publication Date: Current online version: The Arabic-to-Latin translation of Ibn Sina's The Canon of Medicine helped establish many Arabic plant names in later medieval Latin.

A book about medicating agents by Serapion the Younger containing hundreds of Arabic botanical names circulated in Latin among apothecaries in the 14th and 15th. Still later, in the fifteenth century, the Plantegenest nickname evidently became sufficiently embellished with godly sense to make it acceptable as a royal surname – [I outlined this in an academic paper: () The tardy adoption of the Plantagenet surname, Nomina, pp.

If we include Normandy under the English kings. A t the end of the 10th century, the spice trade deals essentially with pepper, cinnamon, ginger, galangal and clove. Cubeb was known at the end of the 11th century. Nutmeg was stated in Chrétien de Troyes at the end of the 12th century.

InHildegarde de Bingen. France - France - Economy, society, and culture in the 14th and 15th centuries: The long war against the English, fought almost entirely in France, benefited few but the captains and peculators; it injured almost everyone.

Even the best-disciplined companies lived off the land, so that French peasants and defeated townsfolk in effect paid the expenses of both sides; and undisciplined mercenary. The English finally accept a treaty, in Edinburgh, declaring that Robert de Bruce is king of a Scotland 'free and divided from the kingdom of England' Go to Bruce, Robert (–95) in A Dictionary of British History (1 rev ed.).

The 14th and 15th centuries. A brief threat to English control of Ireland, made by Edward Bruce, brother of King Robert I of Scotland, ended when Bruce was killed in battle at Faughart near Dundalk (). English control was reasserted and strengthened by the creation of three new Anglo-Irish earldoms: Kildare, given to the head of the Leinster Fitzgeralds; Desmond, given to the head of the.names missing pronunciations are excluded from results by default * is a wildcard that will match zero or more letters in the pronunciation.

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