By William Winstanley, published 1668, the full title begins ‘The honour of Merchant-Taylors, wherein is set forth the noble acts, valliant deeds, and heroick performances of Merchant-Taylors in former ages. Their honourable loves, and knightly adventures…’
The title of this book was, “The Honour of the Merchant Taylors.” Wherein is set forth the noble acts, valliant deeds, and heroick performances of Merchant Taylors in former ages; their honourable loves, and knightly adventures, their combating of foreign enemies and glorious successes in honour of the English nation: together with their pious….
This text comes from a footnote on a diary entry in the 1893 edition edited by Henry B. Wheatley.
Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.