Meres

Meres may refer to:

  • Francis Meres (1565-1647), English churchman and author

Other articles related to "meres, mere":

Framlingham Castle - History - 14th Century
... Two large lakes, called meres, were formed alongside the castle by damming a local stream ... The southern mere, still visible today, had its origins in a smaller, natural lake once dammed, it covered 9.4 hectares (23 acres) and had an island with a dovecote built on it ... The meres were used for fishing as well as for boating, and would have had extensive aesthetic appeal ...
Mere (lake) - English Meres - Fenland
... well as fen, lowland moor (bog) and other habitats included a number of meres ... As at Martin Mere in Lancashire, when the fens were being drained to convert the land to pasture and arable agriculture, the meres went too but some are easily traced owing to the characteristic ... humic soils and on the soil map, the former meres show as patches of the Willingham soil association, code number 372 (Soil Map) ...
Marbury, Cheshire - Ecology
... The Marbury and Quoisley Meres with their surrounding reed beds form a significant wildlife habitat ... Quoisley Meres are a Site of Special Scientific Interest and have also been designated Wetlands of International Importance, as part of the Midland Meres and Mosses Ramsar site ... The meres are important for wildfowl gadwall, garganey and ruddy ducks are among the species observed at Quoisley, with great crested, red-necked and Slavonian grebes, great and little bittern, Canada and pink-fo ...
Palladis Tamia - Shakespeare References
... In the "Comparative Discourse" section Meres lists a dozen Shakespearean plays, identified by him as six comedies and six tragedies (Comedy Two Gentlemen of Verona, Comedy of ... However, there is no way of knowing how complete Meres' knowledge of the published plays actually was or whether he even intended to produce a comprehensive list of all the plays at the very least ...
Francis Meres
... Francis Meres (1565 – 29 January 1647) was an English churchman and author ... His relative, John Meres, was high sheriff of Lincolnshire in 1596, and apparently helped him in the early part of his career ... Meres is especially well known for his Palladis Tamia, Wits Treasury (1598), a commonplace book that is important as a source on the Elizabethan poets, and more particularly ...