"History or Narration Concerning the Manner and Form of the Miraculous Parliament at Westminster in the year 1386, in the tenth year of the reign of King Richard the Second after the Conquest, declared by Thomas Favent, Clerk"  Bod. Misc. 2963

Extracted from a translation by Andrew Galloway (http://falcon.arts.cornell.edu/prh3/310/texts%5Cfavent.html)


"His tunic was made out of old russet, extending down to mid-shin, as if he were an old man, and he had a wiry and thick beard, and wore red boots with the soles of Joseph, looking more like a pilgrim or beggar than a king’s justice."

"caligisque indutus rubeis cum sotularibus Josephi."


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