Two fifteenth-century cookery-books : Harleian MS. 279 (ab 1430), & Harl. MS. 4016 (ab. 1450), with extracts from Ashmole MS. 1439, Laud MS. 553, & Douce MS. 55
Thomas Austin
Page  67 [folio 1.]

T [supplied by ed.] his is the purviaunce made for Kinge Richard, beinge with þe Duc of lancastre at the Bisshoppes place of Durham at Londone, the xxiii day of September, the yere of the kinge forsaid .xij./ A.D. 1387. [supplied by ed.]

    First begynnyng for a-chatry.
  • Xiiij. oxen̄ lying in salte.
  • IJ. oxen̄ ffreyssℏ.
  • Vixx.*. [six score. ] hedes of shepe fressℏ.
  • Vixx. carcas of shepe fressℏ.
  • Xij. Bores.
  • Xiiij. Calvys.
  • Cxl. pigges.
  • CCC. maribones.
  • Of larde and grece, ynogℏ.
  • IIJ. ton̄ of salt veneson̄.
  • IIJ. does of ffressℏ veneson̄.
    The pultry.
  • L. Swannes.
  • CCx. Gees.
  • L. capons of hie grece.
  • Viii. dussen̄ oþer capons.
  • Lx. dd*. [dozens. ] Hennes.
  • CC. copuƚƚ Conyngges.
  • IIIJ. Fesauntes.
  • V. Herons and Bitores.
  • Vi. kiddes.
  • V. disson̄ pullayn̄ for Gely.
  • Xij. dd.*. [dozens. ] to roste.
  • C. dd. peions.
  • Xij. dd. partrycℏ.
  • Viij. dd. Rabettes.
  • X. dosen̄ Curlewes.
  • Xij. dosen̄ Brewes.
  • Xij. Cranes.
  • Wilde fowle ynogℏ.
  • VJxx. galons melke.
  • Xij. galons Creme.
  • Xl. galons of Cruddes.
  • IIj. bushelȝ of Appelles.
  • Xj. thousand egges.
    ¶ The first course.
  • Veneson̄ witℏ Furmenty.
  • A potage called viaundbruse.
  • Hedes of Bores.
  • Grete Flessℏ.
  • Swannes rosted.
  • Pigges rosted.
  • Crustade lumbard in paste.
  • And a Sotelte.
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    ¶ The seconde course.
  • A potage called Gele.
  • A potage de Blandesore.
  • Pigges rosted.
  • Cranes rosted.
  • Fesauntes rosted.
  • Herons rosted.
  • Chekens endored.
  • Breme.
  • [folio 1b.]
  • Tartes.
  • Broke braune.
  • Conyngges rosted.
  • And a sotellte.
    ¶ The thirde course.
  • Potage. bruete of Almondes.
  • Stwde lumbarde.
  • Venyson̄ rosted.
  • Chekenes rosted.
  • Rabettes rosted.
  • Partricℏ rosted.
  • Peions rosted.
  • Quailes rosted.
  • Larkes rosted.
  • Payne puff/.
  • A Dissℏ of Gely.
  • Longe Frutours.
  • And a Sotelte.