Note 093
From Chapter 68 of the Decline & Fall

See the original feast in Olivier de la Marche (Memoires, P. i. c. 29, 30), with the abstract and observations of M. de Ste. Palaye ( Memoires sur la Chevalerie, tom. i. P. iii. p.182-185). The peacock and the pheasant were distinguished as royal birds.

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