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in 1706, both which titles became extinct in 1731.

Rare Plants found in this county.

According to the authors of the Magna Britannia, the only rare plant known to botanists as indigenous to this county is the Dtntaria Bulbifera, or Coralwort, which grows in abundance, in some of the beech-woods, in the south-east corner of Buckinghamshire. .

Among the plants enumerated as rare in Camden's Britannia, the more rare are the following:

Dianthus Caryphillus: Clove Pink, or July flower.

Ophrys muscifera: Fly Orchis.

Paris quadrifolia: Herb Paris, true love.

Hieracium murorum: French or Golden Lungwort.

Melampyrum cristatum: Crested Cow Wheat.

Jasione Montana: Hairy Sheeps' scabious.

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AND

STATISTICAL DESCRIPTION

OF THI COUNTY Of

BEDFORD.

Containing an Account of its

Situation, Minerals, Agriculture,

Extent, Fisheries, Markets,

Towns, Manufactures, Curiosities,

Roads, Commerce, Antiquities,

Riveib, Fairs, Natural History,

Civil and Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions, &c.
To which is prefixed,
A COPIOUS TRAVELLING GUIDE;
Exhibiting,
TJte Direct and principal Cross Roads,
Inns and Distanceqf Stages,
Noblemen's and Gentlemen's Seats.
Forming a

COMPLETE COUNTY ITINERARY.

Also,

A LI9T OF THE MARKETS AND FAIRS;

And an Index Table,

Shewing, at One View, the Distances of all the Towns from London, and from each other.

BY GEORGE ALEXANDER COOKE.
Editor of the Universal System of Geography.
Illustrated with
A MAP OF THE COUNTY.

II on ton:

Printed for C. COOKE, No. 17, Paternoster Row, by Brimmer and Co. Water Lane, Fleet Street, And sold hy alt the Booksellers in the United Kingdom.

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