For purchasing and improving the fenny lands in Lincolnshire.
Finsbury was so called from the fenny district in which it lay.
Now called fenny Drayton; a little hamlet about five miles from Nuneaton, in a flat, though beautiful farming country.
Fenchurch-street, from a fenny or moorish ground by a river side.
This part of Lincolnshire––fenny, misty, and flat always––seems flatter and mistier than usual to–day.
But, of all other, the fenny and marsh is the worst, and the clearest spring water next unto it.
Here is the mountain of the Moon, —yonder thou mayst perceive the fenny march of Nilus.
The few dull flowers that o'er the place are spreadPartake the nature of their fenny bed.
Reeds make a strong thatch, but are not easily to be procured, except in fenny districts.
I am very bad with the ague, as people must be in the habit of saying in these fenny districts.