1) A popular name for cows which had a white patch on the forehead.

1486 a cowe called Sternelld, with calfe, Felixkirk

1545 to John Hogson one quye called Stornylde, Featherstone

1546 ij kie, the one called sterneld and the other Browne, Great Preston

1553 to my said sonne ... one gray nague and one cowe called sternelde, Wakefield

1677 an heifer or qui called Starnill, Batley. See NH144-9.

dates 1486 1545 1546 1553 1677

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