Walter of Henley

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Walter of Henley (Walter de Henley) was an English agricultural writer of the thirteenth century, writing in French. His known work is called Le Dite de Hosebondrie, written about 1280, and deals with the agricultural management of a manor.[1]

Until the early sixteenth century it was treated as authoritative.[2]


  • Elizabeth Lamond (1890), Walter of Henley's Husbandry: together with an anonymous Husbandry, Seneschaucie, and Robert Grosseteste's Rules
  • Dorothea Oschinsky (1971), Walter of Henley and other Treatises on Estate Management and Accounting
  1. ^ PDF, p.3.
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