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Thomas Blundevill


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Thomas Blundevill : The foure chiefest Offices belonging to Horsemanship

'[In Gabriel Harvey's methods of annotation] Succinct captions of one or two words placed in the margin often summarize a fairly lengthy textual discussion, e.g., in Thomas Blundevill's "The foure chiefest Offices belonging to Horsemanship" (1580) [...] On fol.5r Harvey inscribes at the top "How the Rider ought to sitt in his Saddle" [...] and on fol.51v he summarizes with the inscription, "[italics]The parts of the bit[end italics]: as they ar termed by their [italics]proper names[end italics]. Italics indicate Harvey's underlinings.'

Century: 1500-1599 / 1600-1699     Reader/Listener/Group: Gabriel Harvey      Print: Book


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