Sir John Mandeville
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|Introduction||I am Sire John Mandeville, knyght, though that I be unworthi. I was born in the ryght plesaunt citee of St Albans in Hertfordshire, and whan I had but xv wynteres age I passed the see. For xx yeeres I travelled the whole erthe. I was in the servyce of the sultan in Egypt; I saw the risyng sun in the Japanese ysles; I was att the court of Prester John, the most hooly emperour. Of all of these aventures I have ywritten into a book, The Travels of John Mandeville, the which is a hot-seller to say the leest.|
|Interests||travel, gardening, drinking, roadside geology, walking clubs, country pubs, boating, wonders of the east, practical orientalism|
|Favorite Movies||The 13th Warrior, Rivers and Tides, Around the World in 80 Days, 1492: Conquest of Paradise, Aguirre: The Wrath of God|
|Favorite Books||The Travels of Sir John Mandeville, Pliny's Natural Wonders, All Creatures Great and Small|
What reason do you have to believe the earth is flat?
By cause that I have seen the earthes end with myne owne eyen two, that ys why. Whatte a dumbe question.