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pots and pans

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Cookery, Food, and Drink.

The medieval cook had a variety of receptacles at his/her disposal, many designed for specific purposes. Earthenware pots, pans, and flasks served for baking; they could be discarded after...

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Rembert Dodoens

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Lifestyle, Home, and Garden.

(1517–85), Flemish botanist and physician who was born in Malines and died in Leiden.

His herbal Crŭÿdeboeck was published in 1554. An English translation (based on the French...

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Saladin

Overview page. Subjects: Islam — Society and Culture — Military History — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

was a Kurd and the nephew of Shirkuh, who had conquered Egypt for Nur ad-Din in 1169. Saladin

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William of Gloucester, Prince (1941–1972)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Diplomatic History; International Relations; World History; Travel and Holiday. 7 words.

See Henry, Prince, first duke of Gloucester

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Wimbledon House

Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Lifestyle, Home, and Garden.

A lost house and garden in what is now south London, was built for Thomas Cecil, earl of Exeter (1542–1622); construction began in 1588. A drawing by Robert Smythson made ...

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