photo of Grayhill Farm, reconstructed early 17th century farm

Tudor Period (1485–1603)

Transcribed Cook Books

These books generally contain the text and a glossary but no modern interpretation of the recipes.

Title Author(s) No. of pages Price
John Murrell's Two books of Cookerie and Carving 1638 Book 1 contains recipes and menus, book 2 comprises a book of recipes and a second book of carving and serving which also includes fascinating sections on the roles of the main household officials and rules of precedence. Much of the latter section appears based on an early 16th century work. Edited Stuart Peachey
Book 1 [Recipes and Menus]: ISBN 1858040248 44p £5.00
Book 2 [Recipes and Etiquette]: ISBN 1858040256 56p £6.00
A Proper New Book of Cookerye 1545 Ed Jane Huggett 20p £3.00

Medicine

Title Author(s) No. of pages Price
Military Surgery 1300-1600 Includes illustrations of equipment and techniques Davies and Harbinson. 28p £3.50
The Mirror of Health Food, diet and medical theory Jane Huggett 56p £6.00

Recreation

Title Author(s) No. of pages Price
Dances For Living History Events 1570-1660 Dances and music. Robert Huggett 40p £5.00
Dances For Living History Events 1440-1530 Robert Huggett 48p £5.00
Cassette Tapes:
Dances for Living history Events 1440-1530 Music with called moves on side 1, music alone on side 2 Robert Huggett £5.00
Dances for Living history Events 1570-1660. Music with called moves on side 1, music alone on side 2 Robert Huggett £5.00

Clothing and Textiles

Title Author(s) No. of pages Price
NEW! Headwear, Footwear and Trimmings of the Common People 1480–1580.,/td>Jane Hugget £4
Clothes of the Common Man 1480-1580 Part 1.Robert Morris 65p £6
Clothes of the Common Man 1480-1580 part 2: Making the Garments.Jane Hugget 40p £5
Clothes of the Common Woman 1480-1580 Part 1.Robert Morris 40p £5
Clothes of the Common Woman 1480-1580 part 2: Making the GarmentsJane Hugget 41p £5
Children’s Clothing 1480-1580 Includes patterns Jane Huggett 41p £5
Textiles and Materials of the Common Man and Woman 1480-1580 Robert Morris 64p £6
Dyeing the Clothing of the Common folk 1480-1580Robert Morris and David Hopkins. £4
The Art of the Dyer 1500-1700: Draws on a wide variety of European sources to explain the techniques for producing coloured cloth.David Hopkins. 60p £6
Needlework A facsimile of a period needlework pattern book. Bootleg Press 20p £3.00
Costume Acquisition guide 2005 The Costume Buyer and Makers Supply Guide1480-1660: A guide to sources for accurate materials and accessories or finished garments conforming to those mentioned in the above and below works. It is intended to update the guide annually. 12p £2.50