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Gervase Markham

Markham, Gervase, 1568–1637, English writer on horses and English country life. His chief work is Cavelarice ; or the English Horseman (1607). Included among his other works are Country Contentments (1615) and several plays. He is said to have imported the first Arabian horse into England.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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