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Title: England as seen by foreigners in the days of Elizabeth and James the First : comprising translations of the journals of the two Dukes of Wirtemberg in 1592 and 1610 : both illustrative of Shakespeare : with extracts from the travels of foreign princes and others, copious notes, an introduction, and etchings

Year: 1865 (1860s)

Authors: Rye, William Brenchley, 1818-1901 Friederich I, duke of Würtemburg, 1557-1608

Subjects: Great Britain -- Social life and customs Great Britain -- Description and travel

Publisher: London : J.R. Smith

Contributing Library: Robarts - University of Toronto

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ds in 1567, and the fight beforeCalais. Tapestries—with Roman Histories worked on them. Theobalds. Tapestries—several pieces, containing the story of Hagars Hamptondelivery ; how Abraham is about to offer up his son Isaac ; howIsaac courted, &c. The dress, landscapes, buildings, and thelike are in gold, silver, and variegated silks, so artisticallyworked as though they had been carefully painted with colours.The history of Tobit. The history of the Creation of theWorld in several pieces; these were old, but also of silk andgold. The Deity is always represented as three old persons inepiscopal habits, with crowns on their heads and sceptres in theirhands. A carved bust said to be an exact image of Christ. Nonesuch. Several views of countries and places. The description of the Gkeenwkh.World, Holland, Sweden, East Indies, &c. done with the pen.Italy, in water-colours. Large engraving of England, Scotlandand Ireland; with genealogies and all the Kings, beautifullyilluminated.

 

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XVI. PETER EISENBERG, 1614. TRANSLATED FROM THE GERMAN. r^f^5^ NOTES ON ENGLAND, 1614. BY PETER EISENBERG. Peter Eisenberg, a Dane, whose father was Secretary to Frederick 11, King ofDenmark, compiled for the use of the two sons of Casper Marckdaner, who wereabout to travel, and to whom Eisenberg had been tutor, a little Guide-book inGerman, entitled Itinerarium Gallise et Anglias: Reisebiichlein, &c., 16™°.Leipzig, 1614, 402 pp. The author died in France {Nyerup). Jocher {JUg.Gel. Lex.) has confused him with Petrus Eisenberger, a Roman Catholic Priestof Dresden and Confessor to the Duke George of Saxony, who lived a centuryearlier. The part relating to England occurs between pp. 321-359. The fol-lowing are translated extracts : — I HE merchants meet at the Exchange every morn-ing between 11 and 12, and evening between 5 and 6.Henry VIIIs lance at the Tower. In the Libraryat Whitehall is a little book in French, written byQueen Elizabeth with her own hand, and dedicated to he

  

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