An Itinerary Containing His Ten Yeeres Travell through the Twelve Dominions of Germany, Bohmerland, Sweitzerland, Netherland, Denmarke, Poland, Italy, Turky, France, England, Scotland & Ireland - Vol. 1

An Itinerary Containing His Ten Yeeres Travell through the Twelve Dominions of Germany, Bohmerland, Sweitzerland, Netherland, Denmarke, Poland, Italy, Turky, France, England, Scotland & Ireland - Vol. 1

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An Itinerary Containing His Ten Yeeres Travell through the Twelve Dominions of Germany, Bohmerland, Sweitzerland, Netherland, Denmarke, Poland, Italy, Turky, France, England, Scotland & Ireland - Vol. 1

An Itinerary Containing His Ten Yeeres Travell through the Twelve Dominions of Germany, Bohmerland, Sweitzerland, Netherland, Denmarke, Poland, Italy, Turky, France, England, Scotland & Ireland - Vol. 1

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Fynes Moryson was born in 1566. He was the third son of Thomas Moryson of Cadeby, Lincolnshire, Clerk of the Pipe, and Member of Parliament for Great Grimsby in 1572, 1584, 1586, and 1588-9. His mother Elizabeth was daughter of Thomas Moigne of Willingham, Lincolnshire.1 Of Moryson's early education nothing is known, but 'being a student of Peterhouse in Cambridge,' he tells us, 'and entred the eighteenth yeere of my age, I tooke the degree of Bachelar of Arts, and shortly after was chosen Fellow of the said Colledge by Queene Elizabeths mandat. Three yeers expired from my first degree taken in the Universitie, I commenced Master of Arts, and within a yeere after, by the favour of the Master and Fellowes, I was chosen to a vacant place of Priviledge to studie the Civill Lawes. Then, as well for the ornament of this profession, as out of my innated desire to gaine experience by travelling into forraigne parts, upon the priviledge of our Statutes permitting two of the Society to travell, . . .

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