For purchasing and improving the fenny lands in Lincolnshire.
Finsbury was so called from the fenny district in which it lay.
Fenchurch-street, from a fenny or moorish ground by a river side.
But, of all other, the fenny and marsh is the worst, and the clearest spring water next unto it.
Reeds make a strong thatch, but are not easily to be procured, except in fenny districts.