bag iron

1) One of the rings which served as the handles of bags, possibly of iron originally.

1496 to my gosip Richard Potear of London a pair of bagyrons of silver and enameled, York

1519 les bag de welwit [velvet] et les ringges vel bagyrnes de argento, York

1526 to John Mawde of the Cloghe a dossen bag rynges, Halifax

c.1537 Item ij velvet bagges with rynges of syluer, Halifax.

spellings bag ring
places York Halifax
dates 1496 1519 1526 1537

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