1) A kind of fur, squirrel skins from Calabria in Italy according to Veale.

She notes that tolls were paid in Paris on escureux de Calabre in 1296 but that the first skins to arrive in England were acquired later, from Hanseatic and Flemish merchants: 1366 unum goune curtum furratam cum calabr’, Arncliffe in Craven

1444 et j nigram chimbre furr’ cum calaber, Beverley

1520 a gowne of wiolett furred with calaver, Syningthwaite

1582 Item for a m calibre tewing vjs, York.

dates 1296 1366 1444 1520 1582

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