Gallery:Late - Men
Norman Miles AD1042‑1179
He wears a woad dyed tunic with a round keyhole neck and long rucked sleeves. At his waist he carries a sword.
A free man dressed in an undyed tunic. His hood and leg bindings are however more colourful having been dyed with weld.
This warriors is shown wearing his Norman style front and back split linen shirt. Shirts are only usually seen while performing manual labour or worn under a mail shirt.
Leg Bindings AD793‑1180
Many men wear leg bindings wrapped around their lower legs. They average 9cm wide, have a natural selvage and are primarily woven in a twill to give them more stretch.
by Liz Daborn