O'Neill, up until his death in 1616, attempted to return to Ireland; (36) O Cianain, like the secretaries Gerald and Moryson
before him, most likely expected to return as well.
Bargrave's diary is most informative in describing the poor economic conditions endured by the subject populations of the Ottoman Empire; and similarly to Moryson
, he identifies the Greeks collectively by their religion.
has a small selection of proverbs for the traveler, taken from John Florio's popular textbook, the Second Frutes (London: Woodcock, 1591): "Se vuoi esser viandante et andar salvo per il mondo, habbi sempre et in ogni luoco occhio di falcone per veder lontano, orecchie d'asino per udir bene, viso di [s]cimia per esser pronto al riso, bocca di porcello per mangiar del tutto, spalle di camelo per portar ogni cosa con patientia, e gambe di cervo per poter fuggire i pericoli" (p.
Cunningham maintains that Keating intended to refute the disparaging images of Ireland and its people as portrayed by Giraldus Cambrensis, Edmund Campion, Meredith Hanmer, Edmund Spencer, Fynes Moryson
, Richard Stanihurst and Sir John Davies.
49) Fynes Moryson
sums up the prevailing view when he says that "the Italyans aboue all other nations, most practise revenge by treasons, and espetially are skillfull in making and giuing poisons.
Un)folding the map of early modern Ireland: Spencer, Moryson
, Bartlett, and Ortelius.
Keith Thomas won two sets, beating Slaweck Moryson
3-1 and Chris Douglas in straight games.
Mancall, "Introduction: What Fynes Moryson
Knew"; Mary C.
Horatio is a complete stranger to Ireland (in fact, his father is the first member of the family to have visited the Irish estates since the time of Cromwell) and his prejudice against the Irish is deeply ingrained: Ireland is 'a country against which I have a decided prejudice--which I suppose semi-barbarous, semi-civilized', and significantly, his preconceptions have been strengthened by reading travel literature: 'I remember, when I was a boy, meeting somewhere with the quaintly written travels of Moryson
through Ireland [.
Inspired by the diary of Fynes Moryson
, he published Zycie codzienne w podrozy po Europie XVI- XVII wieku (1978: Everyday Life During the Travels through Europe in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century) and Peregrynacje, wojaze turystyka (1984: Pilgrimages, travels and tourism), a widely translated work that introduced the everyday life of travelers and their perception of "otherness" to a large public.
His prose explanation, "The women give their Infants sucke as they hang on their backes, the uberous dugge stretched over her shoulder," is very reminiscent of a like-minded assertion about "meere Irish" women made by Fynes Moryson
, who reports that the women "have very great Dugges, some so big as they give their Children suck over theire shoulders.
Both Fynes Moryson
and Coryate note that mountebank performances occurred twice a day in Venice's Piazza San Marco and that they were elaborate and enthralling affairs.
Along with Fynes Moryson
, Thomas Coryate, George Sandys, Henry Blount, and others, Lithgow is one of the most interesting travel writers of the period.
Coryate in 1611, George Sandys in 1615, and Fynes Moryson
in 1617 all describe their real-life encounters with Italian eating habits, coming to the same conventional conclusions concerning Italian agricultural bounty, but also offering their readers the same broad cluster of fresh observations and culturally conditioned fears of its implications for Englishmen abroad.
Group One: Martin Rutter (8-0); Michael Laird (7-1); Nathan Kell (6-2); Ryan Nassau (5-3); David Noutch (4-4); David Gofton (3-5); Kieran Wardell (2-6); Slavik Moryson
(1-8); Arek Hnat (0-8).