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14th Century Doublet and Hat

14th Century Doublet and Hat

Developing from the earlier tunic, the 14th century doublet was a simple shape, at least thigh length and often fastened with many buttons. Prices from £145

14th Century Doublet

14th Century Doublet

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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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18th century menswear from simple uniforms to elaborate Gentlemen’s outfits.
18thC Gentleman

18thC Gentleman

Fine wool 3-piece suit from £525

 

Beauchamps Company Uniform

Beauchamp’s Company Uniform

Red wool uniform coat with blue facings and pewter buttons.

Simple uniform coats start at £245

Gentleman adventurer

Gentleman adventurer

Velvet frock coat with woollen breeches and brocade waistcoat.

Frock coats from £280

Breeches from £95

Waistcoats from £120

 

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18thC Gentleman

Same coat as left with decorative braid £450

Silk embroidered waistcoat POA

(Dog not for sale)

 

 

 

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