1) These were banners carried in religious and civic pageants and they were made of hardwearing cloth such as taffeta, bearing appropriate, colourful symbols.

1438-9 payd to David Paynter for xxiiij baners peyntyng wyth canvas langyng [belonging] thereto, and peyntyng of vj castyls, xs, York

1524 Item iiij Baner cloyths for the crose days, Sheriff Hutton

1558 I bequeath to the high altar vs and to the churche a bannerclothe, Sherburn.

spellings banner cloth
dates 1438-1439 1524 1558

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