Markham, Gervase

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Markham, Gervase,

1568–1637, English writer on horses and English country life. His chief work is Cavelarice; or the English Horseman (1607). Included among his other works are Country Contentments (1615) and several plays. He is said to have imported the first Arabian horse into England.
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He is the known author of only three plays: The True Tragedy of Herod and Antipater (acted by the Red Bull Revels, published in 1622) which he co-wrote with fellow Nottinghamshire author Gervase Markham (ca 1568-1637), the comedy The Widow's Prize (1625) (no longer extant since it was among the plays Warburton's cook used to line pie bottoms), and that mixture of domestic play and history, The Vow Breaker (published in 1636).
Barbarous Antiquity deserves recognition for its many accomplishments, and not just from those of us who admire the Elizabethan polygraph Gervase Markham or who believe that marzipan has perhaps the best etymology in the OED.
Next, devoted readers of Gervase Markham, the Nigella Lawson of 1615, will remember from her The English Hus-wife that she has a very good recipe for haggis.
The confirmed count of fraudulently-issued SSL (secure socket layer) certificates now stands at 531," said Gervase Markham, a Mozilla developer who is part of the team that has been working to modify Firefox to blocks all sites signed with the purloined certificates.
The partial list of domains with forged certificateswas published on Saturdayby Gervase Markham, programmer at Mozilla.
The first Banbury recipe is recorded by Gervase Markham, whose book, The English Housewife, was published in 1615.
Food historian Catherine Brown found references to the sheep's innards-based dish in a 1615 recipe book, The English Hus-wife by Gervase Markham.
In 1615, Gervase Markham says that it is very popular among all people in England," the Telegraph quoted Brown, whose findings feature in a TV documentary broadcast this week, as saying.
Well-bred persons could find no better recreation for 'the renowning of their owne vertues' than horsemanship, according to Gervase Markham (1615), 'which in the verie action itselfe speaketh Gentleman'.
Sociologist Professor Anne Murcott, discovered recipe in a book called The English Huswife by Gervase Markham.
Sociologist Professor Anne Murcott, who discovered the original minced meat pie recipe in a book called ``The English Huswife'' by Gervase Markham, said: ``Tastes changed, and by the 18th century a division was emerging between `sweet' and `savoury' that would be recognised today.
Gervase Markham wrote, "If a woman have a strong and hard labour, Take foure spoonefulls of another womans milke, and give it the woman to drinke in her labour, and she shall bee delivered presently.