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Image 171, fifth book, folio 87a, receipts 162 (contd) to 168

The fifthe booke. .fo. 87.
sage, an handfull of grounsell*, and boyle them together halfe an
howre, then take clarifyed sheepes sewet, and leaven* of a seaven-
nighte olde, and put into the sayde hearbes, and stirre it untyll it
bee thicke, and put thereto twoe spoonefulls of vineger, then take
it up, & spreade it on a cloth playsterwise, & so laye it on the breaste.
163. For the payne of the heade that
cometh of a quarterne* ague.
Take vineger, and womans milke, of eache of them a like quantitye,
and warme it on a chafeing* dishe, and when it is warme, take rose
cakes*, and laye them in it, and when they be hot as may be suffered,
then laye them to the temples of the heade of the patiente.
164. An other for payne of the heade.
Take a nutmegge, and grinde it fine, and sowe it in a clothe in twoe
partes, halfe in one parte, and halfe in an other: and make it fit for
the temples of the heade: And then warme it in good wine vineger,
on a chafeinge dishe tyll it be throughe hot, and laye them on both the
temples as hot as it may be suffered.
165. A medicine to take away wartes.
Take egrimonye*, and stampe** it, and strayne it with good wine vine-
ger, and anoynte the wartes everye daye once or twyse three dayes
together, and so shall they weare away within a shorte time.
166. A medicine for the stone.
Take rosemarye, and time, of eache a good handfull, and stampe them
with a quarte of three halfepennye ale, or strayne it into the ale:
and take a quarter of the lights* of a foxe, and a spoonefull of an-
nisseedes, and beate them both into powder, and drinke it with the
sayde ale colde.
167. An other for the stone.
Take ramsons*, saxifrage, wilde time, mouseare*, and parslye, and still**
all these five hearbes in May, everye one severallye by himselfe, then
take of everye water a like quantitye: and take so much malmesye* as
one of the quantityes of that the waters cometh to, and then put the
waters and the malmesye all together into the still, and still it agayne:
and then take the water that cometh thereof, and drinke three or foure
spoonefulls at a time, and so doe as ofte as it doth payne thee, and it
will breake the stone: many take the water alone without stillinge wth
malmesye for necessitye, but the other is farre better.
168. To make a brothe to restore strengthe.
Take the hinder parte of a knuckle of veale, and with it one of these,
eyther a chicken, a connye*, a cocke, or mutton: and put the veale, ad one
of these together into a pot, then take the rootes of parslye, of fennell,
of [brisens?], otherwise knee hollye*, of Alexanders*, the roots, with the
leaves of borrage*, of buglosse*, of sowethistle*, broome, marygoldes, of
pimpernell*, of purslayne*, of mintes, of time, and some blades of psly,
of each of

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