Transcribathon 2015: The Winche Project

On 7 October 2015, over a hundred volunteer transcribers from across the globe worked together to create a complete keying of Folger Manuscript v.b.366, Rebeckah Winche’s recipe book. These pages served as home base for those who devoted their time … Continue reading

The Winche Project

Transcribers The Winche manuscript was entirely transcribed (tripled-keyed) during our October 2015 transcribathon. The event took place at the Universities of Akron, Essex, Texas (Arlington) and Saskatchewan, the Folger Shakespeare Library, the Huntington Library, the Max Planck Institute for the … Continue reading

Rebeckah Winche and The King’s Evil

By Jordan Ivie Rebeckah Winche’s receipt book (Folger Vb 366) includes three recipes on page 62 that relate to the King’s Evil, one that detects the malady and two that cure it. These recipes consist of many ingredients that seem … Continue reading

The Winche Manuscript: What’s Next?

By Rebecca Laroche Ninety-three transcribers! 208 pages triple-keyed! Tweets and stewed pigeons, chocolate and perfume, what a marvelous transcribathon we had!  So what’s next? First, comes collation and vetting, as well as an answer to a question that has probably … Continue reading

Transcribathon 2017: A Banquet of Books

Third Annual EMROC Transcribathon 7 November 2017 A Banquet of Books Please join the Early Modern Recipe Online Collective (EMROC) for our third annual Transcribathon. We will have transcription groups working in at least a dozen locations, on three continents, … Continue reading