30 Jul 2007, 8:37 p.m. - Terry Foreman

Carp, a family of freshwater fish originating in Asia, were introduced to England from western Europe during the 13th century, when they were cultivated mainly by monks. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carp

References

Chart showing the number of references in each month of the diary’s entries.

1660

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1662

1663

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1667

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