Most Approved, and Long experienced VVater VVorkes. Containing, The manner of Winter and Summer drowning of Medow and Pasture, by the aduantage of the least, Riuer, Brooke, Fount, or Water-prill adiacent; there-by to make those grounds (especially if they be drye) more Fertile Ten for One. As also a demonstration of a Proiect, for the great benefit of the Common-wealth generally, but Hereford-shire especially

TitleMost Approved, and Long experienced VVater VVorkes. Containing, The manner of Winter and Summer drowning of Medow and Pasture, by the aduantage of the least, Riuer, Brooke, Fount, or Water-prill adiacent; there-by to make those grounds (especially if they be drye) more Fertile Ten for One. As also a demonstration of a Proiect, for the great benefit of the Common-wealth generally, but Hereford-shire especially
Year for Search1610
AuthorsVaughan, Rowland (1559-1631)
Date Published[1610]
PublisherGeorge Eld
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Plan for a paternalistic eutopia designed to be profit-making in which the author will build a mill, water works, and related buildings and twenty looms that will allow him to provide work for more than two thousand people, a dining room, a chapel, a preacher and a curate, and also support trades.

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Rpt. as His Booke Published 1610. Republished and Prefaced by Ellen Beatrice Wood. London: John Hodge, 1897

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(1559-1631)

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[1610] Vaughan, Rowland (1559-1631). Most Approved, and Long experienced VVater VVorkes. Containing, The manner of Winter and Summer drowning of Medow and Pasture, by the aduantage of the least, Riuer, Brooke, Fount, or Water-prill adiacent; there-by to make those grounds (especially if they be drye) more Fertile Ten for One. As also a demonstration of a Proiect, for the great benefit of the Common-wealth generally, but Hereford-shire especially. London: George Eld. Rpt. as His Booke Published 1610. Republished and Prefaced by Ellen Beatrice Wood. London: John Hodge, 1897. L, O

Plan for a paternalistic eutopia designed to be profit-making in which the author will build a mill, water works, and related buildings and twenty looms that will allow him to provide work for more than two thousand people, a dining room, a chapel, a preacher and a curate, and also support trades.