double soles

1) A reference to the two layers of leather of which a shoe was made, that is the inner and outer soles.

1508 I bequeath my best buskyns and a pare duble sool shoos to Robert Petty, York

1520 a new payer of korkyd shone lynyd and j payer of doble solyd shone, Mount Grace. The soles were made of different quality leather: 1627 nor into the outer sole any other leather than the best of the ox or steer hide

nor into the inner sole any other than the woombe, neck, pole or cheek

nor into the treswells of the double soled shoe any other than the flank, Beverley.

dates 1508 1520 1627

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