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Wealth in C17th England

  Copyright © Julian Tilbury, 1998 The following table was drawn up by Gregory King in the late C17th. King was one of the most important figures in the devolopment of the science of statistics. In this case he also seems to have started the habit of fudging the statistics for political

Information on eating apples in the C17th

Reference: The Mirror of Health – Food, Diet and Medical Theory 1450 -1660 Jane Huggett (Reprinted by Stuart Press) There is little doubt that better educated people in the seventeenth century looked on fruit with suspicion. Being mainly ‘cold’ and ‘moist’ it was considered poor nourishment. Its moistness was believed to