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DIMEV 1420
IMEV 854.8
NIMEV 854.8
For woodcock snipe curlew also
Recipe for preparing woodcock, an excerpt from Liber cure cocorum — eleven couplets
Note: Cf. 3799.
Subjects: recipes, culinary
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College Pepys 1047, ff. 15v-16
First Lines:
ffor wodecoke snyte Curlew also
the byttour in fere wyth hym schall goo…
Last Lines:
…The Cormerant schall be rostyd I wys
with the byll A pon for grete Cowntys
Note: First two lines written as prose.
Facsimiles:
Hodgett, G. A. J., ed. Stere Htt Well: a book of medieval refinements, recipes and remedies, from a manuscript in Samuel Pepys’s library. Adelaide: Mary Martin Books, [1970?]; Cambridge, 1972.