Rigby’s Encyclopaedia of the Herring

A work in progress with no end in sight

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NAMES OF THE HERRING

The words for herring listed by language in alphabetical order with room for additions if anyone would like to send them

NASHES LENTEN STUFFE

A brief account of the writing of Thomas Nashe's extraordinary late C16th work; its scurrilous red herring origin story extracted in full

NEUCRANTZ: ON HERRING (1654)

Including a complete, illustrated translation of Paul Neucrantz' C17th treatise on the herring together with notes on his sources