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Surcoat and Pennon

Surcoat and Pennon

Colourful liveries were used to distinguish different knights on the battlefield.This livery of a fess and mullet or (gold) on an azure (blue) field was made to match the coat of arms shown on his shield.

Pennents from £30

Surcoats from £165

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An example of a nobles tunic, split front and back for riding.

Norman Tunic

Norman Tunic

Norman brocade tunic, edged with linen: £185

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The final layer was the gown, full length for those that could afford it and the preferred length for the older man. Younger, more fashionable types might prefer a gown so short it barely covered the buttocks.
Wool was practical and hardwearing, silk was for showing off. Fur was used for warmth and demonstrated a certain level of wealth also.

Shorter coats were worn by poorer or working men.

Prices start from £145 for a simple short wool coat up to many hundreds for a silk gown with all the trimmings.

15thC Long Wool Gown

15thC Long Wool Gown

15thC Long Wool Gown

15thC Short Pleated Fur-trimmed Wool Gown

15thC Short Pleated Wool Gown

15thC Long Wool Gown

15thC Working Man’s Coat in undyed wool

15thC Mid-length buttoned wool coat

15thC Mid-length middle class wool gown

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14th Century Split Hose and Braies

13th/14th Century Single Leg Hose and Braies

Hose began as simple foot coverings and extended upwards covering more of the leg.
During 13th and much of the 14th century hose were single-legged garments (split hose) with long legged (pipe) braies filling the gap between. Hose fasten directly to the waistband (breech girdle) of the braies. Single leg hose (pair) £55

14th Century Parti-coloured Split Hose

13th/14th Century Single Leg Hose (parti-coloured)

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Late 15thC Fashionable Doublet in Wool £195

Late 15thC Fashionable Doublet in Wool £195

Primarily a garment for holding up your hose, the doublet became increasingly elaborate for those that could afford it. Simple doublets were worn throughout the 15th centuries for lower and working classes.
Simple doublets from £145

Fashionable (mahoitred) doublets from £195

Silk brocade doublet £195

Silk Brocade Doublet £195

Late 15thC Fashionable Doublet £195

15thC Wool Doublet

15thC Wool Doublet £145

Linen Doublet £145

Linen Doublet £145

Late 15thC Italian Doublet

Late 15thC Italian Doublet £195

Linen Doublet £145

15th Century Wool Doublet

15thC Wool Doublet

Silk Doublet

15thC Silk Doublet

Late 15thC Fashionable Doublet

Late 15thC Fashionable Doublet

15thC wool doublet

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