A Survey of London. Reprinted From the Text of 1603. Originally published by Clarendon, Oxford, 1908.
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ADDENDA TO GLOSSARY
Cotton, umple, add: Umple occurs also in the pseudo-Chancerain Assembly of Ladies (Skeat's Chaucerian and other Pieces, Glossary, p. 597), where it is explained as 'fine stuff in a single fold, fine gauze or lawn.' A variant MS. reading given by Prof. Skeat is vmpylle (op. cit. p. 573).
procedure if a culprit refuse to be tried by an inquest or jury (peine forte et dure), i. 215; and see (for the case of a women) Kingsford's Chronicles, p. 152. The Notes in Nichols's Britton (i. 26 and 102) should also be consulted, as well as the brief articles in N.E.D. s.v. peine. The last recorded case was in 1726