Parsley (Maplet)

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This is the entry for parsley from Maplet's A Greene Forest

Of Persely

Persely is a Gardaine herbe and used much with Cookes in dighting & setting out their meates, as often also to farce and stuffe here withall. It had his name as the Latin word giveth for growing on stony and rocky places. Diasco saith that his seide may be kept ten yeres without losse of operation. There are divers kinds hereof: but that of Macedony is counted the best.