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Stuart Press: Shepherds and Sheep 1580-1660

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Stuart Press: Shepherds and Sheep 1580-1660
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Shepherds and Sheep 1580-1660 by Rob Stuart. Published by Stuart Press as part of the English Agriculture 1580-1660 First Series. First Edition 1995 © Historical Management Associates Ltd. 1995. ISBN 1 85804 064 7

40 page A5 booklet with several, contemporary, black and white illustrations. . This booklet is one of a series produced primarily as a guide for living history interpreters and historians and also to provide an indication of the nature of the raw materials used in cookery while providing a limited study of period management systems and landscapes. It should also be remembered that any dates quoted are from the Julian Calendar and the climate in England in this period was considerably cooler than today. Contents:

Section 1 The Shepherd’s Life

  • Pay
  • Possessions
  • Equipment
  • Clothing

Section 2 Sheep

  • Terminology
  • Selection of Good Sheep
  • Breeds

Section 3 Shepherding

  • Marking, Greasing and Herding
  • Feeding including Fold Bars
  • Reproduction
  • Wool Production including washing and clipping
  • Meat Production
  • Sheep Skins
  • Milk Production
  • Illness in sheep
  • Selling
  • The Shepherd’s Year

Abbreviations and Bibliography

There are some very minor scuffs and marks to the cover, but all internal content is clean and legible.


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