sarah wigges her book

Sarah Wigges’ Weights and Measures

In her receipt book which she titled ‘Sarah Wigges her Booke’ (1616), Sarah Wigges added the wonderful slogan ‘Live Wel, dye never; Dye wel, live ever’.     This demonstrated her religious as well as her medical credentials, topics which often overlap in early modern writing. Clearly Wigges decided that it would be helpful from the…