Good morning, Stefan

> I'm not sure if there is anything new in it, compared to the thread that 
> you reference, but here is n article in the SCA-SOCIOLOGY section of the 
> Florilegium:

> Smalls-art (10K) 11/28/09 "'Smalls' in period: children or underwear?" 
> by Lady Wenyeva atte grene. 

Same basic information; the newer article has the actual period citations 
quoted from the OED.  Interestingly, the period plural is Germanic--not 
"smalls", but "smalle" (unaccented "uh").  (I'd bet this also means that 
"shoppe" actually meant "shops" in period; can I go repaint renfair