Anonymous recipe book, known as "Dame Mary Lister's household book", containing culinary and medical recipes, household inventories and religious notes, in various hands. Includes: (1) inventories and medicinal recipes by Mary Lister, some dated 1625-1635 (ff.11, 15-24, 39-40); (2) recipes by Grace Bellasis (d.1659), niece-in-law of Mary Lister (ff.28-33); (3) notes probably for or of a sermon on Joshua iii 20-21, dated 1625 (ff.158v-150); (iv) catechism on Genesis v-xxviii, n.d. (ff.145v-88)
Recipe book known as "Dame Mary Lister's household book"
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Dame Mary Lister, wife of Sir William Lister of Thornton, Yorkshire
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted
Purchased from Sotheby's sale, 29 June 1982, lot 284