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Thomas Tusser

Thomas Tusser (1524 – 3 May 1580) was an English poet and farmer, best known for his instructional poem Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry, published in 1557. It contains the lines

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Thomas Tusser - Death
... Tusser died on 3 May 1580 at the age of about 55 ... to John Stow's Survey of London, Cheape Ward, Thomas Tusser was buried in the now lost church of St Mildred in the Poultry ... The inscription on his tomb there was as follows "Here Thomas Tusser, clad in earth, doth lie, That sometime made the pointes of Husbandrie By him then learne thou maiest ...

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    Fear God, and offend not the Prince nor his laws,
    And keep thyself out of the magistrate’s claws.
    —Thomas Tusser (c. 1520–1580)

    Ancient woods of my blood, dash down to the nut of the seas
    If I take to burn or return this world which is each man’s work.
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