Primary Texts

Allen, Benjamin. The Natural History of the Chalybeat and Purging Waters of England. London: Printed and Sold by S. Smith and B. Walford, 1699.

Bayley, Walter.  A Short Discourse of the Three Kindes of Peppers in Common Use.  London, 1588. 

Chaucer, Geoffrey.  The Riverside Chaucer. Third Edition. Edited by Larry D. Benson. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1987.

Coles, William.  Adam in Eden: Or, Natures Paradise.  London: Printed by J. Streater, for Nathaniel Brooke, 1657.

Comenius, John Amos.  Orbis Sensualium Pictus, or The Visible World.  Translated by Charles Hoole.  London: Printed for J. Kirton, 1659.   

_____. Orbis Sensualium Pictus, or The Visible World.  Translated by Charles  Hoole.  London: Printed for, and Sold by John Sprint, 1700.

Dolby, Richard.  The Cook’s Dictionary and House-keeper’s Directory. London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1833.

Evelyn, John.  Kalendarium Hortense: Or, The Gard’ners Almanac.  Second Edition.  London: Printed by Jo. Martyn and Ja. Allestry, 1666.

Gerard, John and Thomas Johnson.  The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes.  London: Printed by Adam Islip, Joice Norton, and Richard Whitakers, 1633.

H., M. The Young Cooks Monitor; or, Directors for Cookery and Distilling. London: Printed for William Downing, 1683.

Harrison, William.  The Description of England. 1587.  Edited by Georges Edelen.  Washington, DC & New York: The Folger Shakespeare Library and Dover Publications, 1994.

Holme, Randle.  The Academy of Armory.  Chester, 1688.

Ligon, Richard.  A True and Exact History of the Island of Barbados.  London: Printed for Humphrey Moseley, 1657.

Manwood, John.  A Treatise of the Laws of the Forest . . . . The Third Edition, Corrected and much Enlarged.  London: Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1665.

Markham, Gervase.  The English Hus-wife.  London: John Beale for Roger Jackson, 1615.

May, Robert.  The accomplisht cook, or, The art and mystery of cookery wherein the whole art is revealed in a more easie and perfect method than hath been publisht in any language.  London: Printed by R.W. for Nath. Brooke, 1660.

Parkinson, John.  Paradisi In Sole Paradisus Terrestris. London: 1629.

Pepys, Samuel.  The Diary of Samuel Pepys.  Accessed 12 February 2021.

Plat, Hugh.  The Jewell House of Art and Nature.  London: Printed by Elizabeth Alsop, 1653.

Tryon, Thomas.  A Discourse of Waters.  London: Printed and Sold by T. Sowle, 1696.

Venner, Tobias.  Via Recta ad Vitam Longam.  Printed by Edward Griffin for Richard Moore, 1620.

Webster, John. The Duchess of Malfi and Other Plays. Edited by René Weis. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Whitaker, Tobias.  Tree of humane life: or the blood of the grape. London: Printed by I[ohn] D[awson] for H[enry] O[verton], 1638.

Woolley, Hannah.  The Accomplisht Ladys delight in preserving, physick and cookery.  London: For B. Harris, 1675.

_____. The compleat servant-maid; or, The young maidens tutor Directing them how they may fit, and qualifie themselves for any of these employments. London: Printed for T. Passenger, 1677.

_____. The gentlewomans companion; or, A guide to the female sex containing directions of behaviour, in all places, companies, relations, and conditions, from their childhood down to old age . . . . Whereunto is added, A Guide for Cook-maids, Dairy-maids, Chamber-maids, and all others that go to Service. London: Printed by A. Maxwell for Dorman Nowman, 1673.

Secondary Texts

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Oxford Companion to Food.  Edited by Alan Davidson.  Third Edition.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.

Oxford English Dictionary

Albala, Ken.  Food in Early Modern Europe.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2003.

de Courcy, Tomas. “Medieval Bacon.” A Baker’s Peel Vert. Accessed 14 February 2021.

Dolan, Frances.  Digging the Past: How and Why to Imagine Seventeenth Century Agriculture. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020.

_____.  “Time, gender, and the mystery of English wine.” In Gendered Temporalities in the Early Modern World.  Ed. Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks.  Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2018.  19-46. 

Duggan, Holly.  The Ephemeral History of Perfume: Scent and Sense in Early Modern England. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.

King, Anya H.  Scent from the Garden of Paradise: Musk and the Medieval Islamic World. Leiden: Brill, 2017.

Knoppers, Laura Lunger.  Politicizing Domesticity from Henrietta Maria to Milton’s Eve. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Leong, Elaine. Recipes and Everyday Knowledge: Medicine, Science, and the Household in Early Modern England.  Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2018.

Lloyd, Paul S.  Food and Identity in England, 1540-1640.  London: Bloomsbury, 2015.

Ludington, Charles.  The Politics of Wine in Britain: A New Cultural History.  Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

Thirsk, Joan.  Food in Early Modern England.  London: Hambledon Continuum, 2006.