The English Spa, 1560-1815: A Social History
Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press, 1990 - 401 pagina's
Beginning in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, members of the English nobility and gentry made a practice of taking relaxation at the country's inland spas. This account shows the spas to have been not only centers of healing and recreating but also venues of intrigue extending to political, religious, economic, and social issues.
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Bath and the Civil War
Restoration Development The Provincial Spas
Tunbridge Wells Rivals Bath Late Stuart Changes
Bath The New Towns
Bath The Price of Primacy
Leamington Priors and Wartime Minor Spas
Abbreviations Used in Notes and Bibliography
A The Chronological Development of the English Spas to 1815
B Initial Promoters of some Minor Provincial English Spas c 16601815
Bath The Regulated Society and the Leisure Industry
ColdBathing at the Minor Spas
Cheltenham The Village Spa
The Challenge of Cheltenham
The Innkeepers Rule Harrogate and Scarborough
The Innkeepers Spas of Derbyshire Buxton and Matlock
Georgian Spas of the South Tunbridge Wells Epsom and Southampton
The Severn Spas The Bristol Hotwells and Malvern
Wartime Cheltenham Problems of Expansion
C Size of the LongRooms or AssemblyRooms of the Spa Towns
D The Domestic Trade in Bottled Natural Mineral Waters to 1816
E London Prices of Mineral Waters per dozen bottles
Overige edities - Alles bekijken
Veelvoorkomende woorden en zinsdelen
Abbey Account attracted August balls Bath became Bristol building built Buxton capital century Charles Cheltenham church coach cold common corporation cost council cure died drinking Duke Earl early England English Epsom erected especially Estate fashionable five four gardens gentry George Guide Harrogate High History Hotel houses improvement increasing inns interest investment James January John July June King King's Lady land late later Leamington Letters Library lived lodging-houses lodgings London Lord Lower March Matlock mineral waters North November October opened paid physicians planned poor promoted Pump Queen resort returned road rooms Royal Scarborough season September servants social society spring stayed Street summer supplied theatre Thomas took town trade Tunbridge Upper visitors walks week West York
Pagina 108 - India factory, and another while with the army in Flanders, or on board the fleet in the ocean ; nor is there any profession, trade, or calling that you can miss of here, either for your instruction or diversion.
Pagina 374 - The Natural, Experimental, and Medicinal History of the Mineral Waters of Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, and Yorkshire...
Pagina 172 - If all your sores you've left in the lurch, This is the way to Bunbury Church.
Pagina 35 - ... trades of merchandize and clothing. The fair church her Highnesse gave order should be re-edified, stands at a stay ; and their common sewer, which before stood in an ill place, stands now in no place, for they have not any at all ; which for a towne so...
Pagina 54 - his conversation was so sweet, his carriage so obliging, and his life so answerable to the port and dignity of the faculty he protest, that he had the applause of the Learned, the respect of the Rich, the prayers of the Poor, and the love of all."38 It would be difficult to surpass such an epitaph.
Pagina 75 - SIMPSON (William). Hydrologia Chymica: or, The Chymical Anatomy of the Scarborough, and other Spaws in York-Shire. Wherein are Interspersed, Some Animadversions upon Dr. Wittie's lately Published Treatise of the Scarborough Spaw.
Pagina 7 - A Book of the Natures and Properties as well of the Baths in England as of other baths in Germany and Italy, printed at Cologne by Arnold Birckman.
Pagina 368 - Abstract of a Particular Account of All the Inns, Alehouses (etc.) in England with their Stable Room and Bedding in the Year 1686'.
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