The Earl Of Oxford Contributed To John Gerarde’s The Herball (1587)

The Earl Of Oxford Contributed...

The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes (1597), by horticulturist John Gerarde, Lord Burghley’s personal gardener, has several interesting features. Primary among them are depictions on the cover of Lord Burghley and Shakespeare/Oxford, as discovered by English botanist Mark Griffiths.1 and elucidated by Alexande....