1) The finest bread.

According to Peter Brears pure wheat flour was sifted through a thin cloth and made into short rounded rolls: 1528 Item, 6 doz. manchetts, 6s, Chevet

1629 30 cast of manchett of 2 pecks of flowre, Thornhill

1683 For a Manshit 9d, a Browne Loafe 6d & a white Loafe 2d, York.

dates 1528 1629 1683

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