The Fifthe Booke
The Fifthe Booke
Folios 76 to 90
“Certayne medicines which were taken out of the vicar of Warlingham’s booke, beinge as he sayde, taught to him by the fayries.”
- Image 149; Folio 76a; 1. To staunche bloude; 2. For heade ache, or the heade that acheth.; 3. To take awaye frekels; 4. For a man or woman ye hath lost theire speeche; 5. A preservative agaynste the plague; 6. To cure a man &c… of the pestilence; 7. For him that hath God’s markes.
- Image 150; Folio 76b; 8. To make a precious water that Docter Stevens did greate cures with; [note; the fairies had evidently been reading John Partridge’s Treasurie of Commodious Conceits, published 1576, in which this recipe first appeared. Subsequently, it was given in nearly all the home remedy books of the period] 9. For the stabbes, & for them that breake out; 10. For all manner of aches in the bones, or elsewhere; 11. For the tooth ache; 12. To kyll lise & nits in the heade; 13. To make an acheing tooth fall out; 14. For to help the falling sicknes of children.
- Image 151, Folio 77a; 15. For him that hath naturally a red face; 16. For them that cannot keepe theire meate in theire stomache, but doe still taste it; 17. For one that cannot holde his water; 18. A remedyre agaynste deafenes; 19. To make the face fayre; 20. A remedye agaynste the lice; 21. To take away wartes; 22. To remedye baldenes of ye heade.
- Image 152, Folio 77b; 23. For one that cannot heare; 24. To revive one that is fallen with ye fallinge sicknes; 25. For the falling sickenes; 26. For the pylles; 27. For the emraldes; 28. For a warnell; 29. To take away ye goute & ye payne thereof.
- Image 153, Folio 78a; 30. For them that are bewitched or forespoken; 31. For the spleene; 32. For the winde collicke; 33. For the liver that is roasted; 34. For the collicke & stone; 35. For the winde collicke; 36. For the heade ache.
- Image 154, Folio 78b; 37. For the goute & ache; 38. For the payne in the heade; 39. For limmes that are taken that have no feeling; 40. For the itche; 41. For a woman’s breastes that are sore; 42. To make a seerecloth to heale all manner of aches; 43. For the fluxe; 44. For all manner of agues.
- Image 155, Folio 79a; 45. For the bloudy fluxe; 46. For pissinge of bloude, or strangurye. 47. For a fellon, or an uncombe; 48. For one that hath the perilous coughe; 49. For rumbling in the bellye; 50. For all manner of goutes; 51. For all manner of swelling; 52. To breake ye stone in the bladder.
- Image 156, Folio 79b; 53. For the stone; 54. A medicine agaynste all manner of infirmityes. 55. For the evill that is in a man’s eares; 56. To rouse one to goe to stoole; 57. An other for ye same; 58. For the canker in a woman’s pappes to kill it; 59. For the megrime 60. for the crabbes on a man’s bodye; 61. For red blaynes in a man’s face; 62. For ach in a man’s ioyntes or bodye.
- Image 157, Folio 80a; 63. A confection for one that cannot eate well; 64. A powder for all manner of sickenes in man’s bodye; 65. For wormes in the bellye; 66. For a stinkeing breathe; 67. For one that hath a swelling or ach in his knees or ioyntes; 68. For ye running of the raigns; 69. Agaynst the swellinge in a man’s bellye.
- Image 158; Folio 80b; 70. For the hearing that is loste; 71. For to get one a stomacke; 72. An other; 73. To doe away malancholye; 74. For water in the stomacke; 75. A playster to drawe out a broken bone; 76. For an adder or snake creepeinge into the bodye of man or beaste; 77. to helpe a man that hath ye goute
- Image 159, Folio 81a; 78. For one that is or will be drunken; 79. To make handes white and softe; 80. For the itche; 81. For one that is swollen in the bodye; 82. To cure the disease of the spleene; 83. For the strangurian; 84. For the eyesighte; 85. For all manner of griefes about the stomacke; 86. A remedye for the hoarsenes of ye voice; 87. Agaynst the stingeing of a scorpion; 88. A good medicine to rouse milke to come in a woman’s breasts
- Image 160, Folio 81b; 89. To help the heareinge; 90. For dimnes of the sighte; 91. For one that is franticke or mad; 92. To drawe out yron, or a thorne, or any thinge that pricketh in the fleshe; 93. Agaynst drunkenness; 94. For one that is broken either olde or younge.
- Image 161, folio 82a; 95. For the fallinge sickenes; 96. For one that is taken; 97. A playster for the same; 98. To comforte the hearte, and all other partes of the bodye; 99. To drive away malancholye; 100. For one that cannot pisse bycause of the stone; 101. For him that hath lost his minde; 102. To cause hayre to growe.
- Image 162, folio 82b, 103. Agaynst the crampe, 104. For one that hath loste his minde; 105. To close a wounde; 106. Agaynste the pestilence; 107. For limmes that are beaten or bruised; 108. For all scabbes and botches; 109. To make a woman fruitefull; 110. To multiply & increase sperme, and lecherye; 111. For one that hath a dymme sighte; 112. For one that is broken; 113. To make a ptison with barlye.
- Image 163, folio 83a, 114. To doe awaye the webbes in the eye; 115. For a drye liver; 116. For the fallinge evill; 117. For the humors that come from ye heade; 118. For the bloudye fluxe; 119. To comforte the brayne; 120. Agaynste the stone and gravell; 121. For one that hath his guts fallen into his cods; 122. For one that pisseth bloude.
- Image 164, folio 83b, 123. To make handes white; 124. For shakeinge of a mans handes; 125. For scabbes on the leggs; 126. To unstoppe & clense the bowels; 127. To strengthen the brayne, and to helpe the memorye; 128. To comforte & strengthen the synewes; 129. To heale the choakeinge of the matrix, when it cannot return agayne; 130. For a woman that for fatnes cannot conceive; 131. For the hardnes of a womans breastes after they are broughte to bed; 132. For one that hath his cods swollen; 133. To make the handes white; 134. To remedy ye payne of ye stomacke.
- Image 165, folio 84a, 135. For one that wanteth sleepe through frensines; 136. To preserve a man from vomiting on the sea; 137. To take away the tooth ache; 138. To ripe a fellon, botch, or cats hayre, or any other swellinge sore; 139. To make a womans milke to increase; 140. For imposthumes, botches, or cankers, or other swellinges; 141. For one that spitteth bloude; 142. To heale a ringworme; 143. Agaynst ye belching of the stomacke; 144. To heale the colicke.
- Image 166, folio 84b, 145. Oyntement agaynst ye vanities of ye heade; 146. For the winde collicke; 147. An oyntment for an ague in a womans breaste, or in mens leggs, or in anye other part of the bodye; 148. A good medicine agaynste chapps in handes, lippes, and womens breastes; 149. An excellent playster called gratia dei.
- Image 167, folio 85a, 150. For the mother; 151. A playster merrative for sore breastes; 152. For a burninge or scaldeinge; 153. A very good salve or playster.
- Image 168, folio 85b, 154. An oyntement of the aforesayde hearbes; 155. For a pricke or stripe in ye apple of ye eye; 156. A medicine for a fellon; 157. A very good salve.
- Image 169, folio 86a, 158. To expell choller & malancholy; 159. For the pestilence; 160 A plaister for all manner of woundes and sores, etc.
- Image 170, folio 86b; 161. To make the oyle of Exeter; 162. To drye up the milke in a womans breastes.
- Image 171, folio 87a, 163. For the payne of the heade that cometh of a quarterne ague; 164. An other for payne of the heade; 165. To take away wartes; 166. For the stone; 167. An other for the stone; 168. A brothe to restore strength.
- Image 172, folio 87b, 169. A powder for the collicke; 170. To take out a thorne wherewith one is pricked; 171. To cause one to sleepe; 172. To take away the heate, and shakeinge of an ague; 173. For bowlinge legges; 174. To alaye the heate of an ague.
- Image 173, folio 88a; 175. To avoyde all humors, and all corruption by bruisinge; 176. For the freckles in the face; 177. To make a readye deliverance for a woman that traveleth with childe, when her throwes come not readilye; 178. An other for the same; 179. An other for the same; 180. To deliver a woman of a deade childe; 181. For the biteinge of a mad dogge; 182. For any quicke thinge that is crepte into ye eare; 183. For a fellon.
- Image 174, folio 88b, 184. Agaynst the belcheinge of the stomacke; 185. To make a receipte for to sweate. 186. When yon shall sweate, doe as followeth, 187. For a canker, 188. To make a purgation, 189. To heale morbum Gallicum by drinke.
- Image 175, folio 89a, 190. To make a water to heale a tetter pocke; 191. For the drye coughe; 192. To staunch the bloude of a veyne or synewe; 193. For one that cannot holde his water; 194. For the falling evill; 195. To make a face looke white; 196. For the noyse, or husheinge in the heade.
- Image 176, folio 89b, 197. For harde hearinge; 198. An other for hearinge; 199. For him that hath the palsye or fallinge evill; 200. For the yellowe iaundise.
- Image 177, folio 90a, The table of the fifthe booke (Alphabetical index of remedies A-J)
- Image 178, folio 90b, The table of the fifthe booke. (Alphabetical index continued, K-Z)