Misson, François Maximilien; Goodwin, Timothy [Oth.]; Wotton, Matthew [Oth.]; Manship, Samuel [Oth.]; Tooke, Benjamin [Oth.]
A New Voyage to Italy: With Curious Observations On several other Countries, as Germany, Switzerland, Savoy, Geneva, Flanders, and Holland. Together, With Useful Instructions for those who shall Travel thither. Done out of French. In Two Volumes (Vol. I.) — London: Printed for T. Goodwin, at the Queen's-Head; M. Wotton, at the Three-Daggers in Fleet-street; S. Manship, at the Ship in Cornbil; and B. Took at the Middle-Temple-Gate in Fleet-street, 1699

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54 New Voyage Vol. I.
Francsort is the place appointed by the Bull, for
the Elestion of the Emperor. Nevertheless,
Henry IL was chosen at Mentz, and Henry III.
at Aix la Chappelk; seme have been also Elested
at Cologn, and others at Augsburg and Rattsbonne.
It was allo ordain'd, that the Emperor fliould be
first Crown’d at Aix, which for a long time hath
not been prastised. Every Eleftor may have
* Two Hundred Men for his Guard and Retinue,
eerobserv'™' during r^e t’me t'ie Eleftion. And the Citi-
o,z the Day oszens of Francsort are to take care, that no Stran-
Eletting the gers be found in their City at that time, upon
Empew, there pain of |oj]ng their Privileges. This Bull con-
jerwd°in a ta’ns nianY other Regulations, which I shall not
Difr, roajied, at present relate.
larded, and
slussed with Wild Fowls and P'enifon. 71ster the Fea [I the Oxe is lest to the
Feogle. Eourjou Dign. Temp.
The famous Treacle of Francsort is made by
Dostor Peters, who is very skilful in Pharmacy,
and in other respests a very curious Person.
There are more than a Hundred several Drugs
that enter this Composition, which are all rank’d
in Pyramids, on a long Table. The Doftor
hath many Antiquities, and other Rarities, among
which he highly values a Nepbritick Stone
which is as big as ones Head, and cost him 1600
There are in this place a great number of
Jews, but they are as beggarly as those of Am-
fterdam are rich. They wear their Beards picked,
and have black Cloaks, with puffed Ruffs. They
go from Tavern to Tavern, to sell things to
Strangers: But being reputed Thieves, you must
take heed of ’em. They are oblig’d to run and
fetch Water when any Fire happens in the City.

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