Cramsie has little to offer to ongoing debates about the politics of chorography, nor does he question how and why the idiosyncratic Moryson
departs from that genre.
Bargrave's diary is most informative in describing the poor economic conditions endured by the subject populations of the Ottoman Empire; and similarly to Moryson
, he identifies the Greeks collectively by their religion.
One might object that Elizabethan and Jacobean justice was every bit as cruel and bloody as the awful spectacle that Moryson
remarked that, among the foreigners in Rome, Germans were the most isolated ethnic group, "never attaining the perfect use of any forreigne Language, be it never so easy.
, An Itinerary, i, 88; John Reresby, Memoirs & Travels (London, 1904), 60, Lassels, An Italian Voyage, ii, 252; De Cotte, Voyage d'Italie, 234; Mortoft, His Book, 185; Comte de Caylus, Voyage d'Italie, 1714-1715 (Paris, 1914), 110.
The English traveller Fynes Moryson
(1566-1630) similarly claimed that "In our time some Gentlemen and Commanders from the warres of Netherland brought in the custome of the Germans large garaussing.
quotation, above) the speaker might naturally connect it with his having 'gone here and there' (Sonnet 110, 1), and having consorted with 'unknown mindes' (Sonnet 117, 5).
However, an essay in English largely based on it, apparently written in the hand of Richard Moryson
, is to be found in the Public Record Office.
On the subject of German dancing, Moryson
concludes, 'And for other kyndes of daunces they haue none'.
Keith Thomas won two sets, beating Slaweck Moryson
3-1 and Chris Douglas in straight games.
For instance, Shakespeare's contemporary Fynes Moryson
wrote a popular account of his travels through Europe, where he noted this observation: Fynes Moryson
, An Itinerary, London, 1617; referenced in M.
Mancall, "Introduction: What Fynes Moryson
Knew"; Mary C.