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.
Extracted from a translation by Andrew
"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
- Bod. Misc. 2963 ed. May McKisack,
- And an essay by Andrew Galloway about
1388 and Favent et al. in Emily Steiner and Candace Barrington, eds., The
Letter of the Law: Legal Practice and Literary Production in Medieval England,
Ithaca, New York, and London: Cornell Univ. Press, 2002.