1) A type of dried fruit produced in the Levant, originally called ‘raisins of Corinth’ from the place of that name in Greece.

They were being imported into England from the fourteenth century at least: 1395 pro vj lib. de raysyn curans empt. pro confirmatione iijs, Whitby, and directly into Yorkshire in the 1400s in barrels: 1464-5 1 C lib’ rasyns corenc’

1465 1 bar’ de rasyns de Corance, Hull.

places Whitby Hull
dates 1395 1464-1465 1465

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