1) Cod or ling, split open and cured without salt, dried in the wind and sun.

It came principally from Norway and Iceland and was imported into Hull and Scarborough from a very early date: 1305-6 c stockfische viili ixs ixd Bolton Priory

1446-58 In expensis Rad. Snayth versus Hull pro ... stokfysch, Fountains Abbey

1510 of ylke hundredth stokfysshe jd, York.

dates 1305-1306 1446-1458 1510

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