hedging mittens

1) Gloves used by workmen when hedging, probably of leather.

1445-6 Et j pare cirothecarum vocatarum metans pro communi operario pro sepatione 3d, Beverley

1558 to John my brother my wood knife and payre of mittans, York

1578 a paire of hedging mittans, Ripley

1656 Item two paire hedgeinge mittons net and cords 8s 8d, Eshton.

dates 1445-1446 1558 1578 1656

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