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In the 11th century, no warrior stood taller than the knights of Normandy. Esteemed as the most dangerous heavy cavalry in Europe, the Normans ventured forth from their northern French duchy to car…
By Lisa J. Yarde When the Normans crossed the Channel and invaded England in 1066, they brought a new culture, language, architectural style and legal codes to the conquered country. They also replaced at least ninety percent of the landed aristocracy with members of their own class. The new Norman nobility could afford to be fashionable with their increased lands and wealth. At first, they wore costumes that would have been familiar to their English counterparts, having encountered the…
Camilla Moreira saved to 1700
savelyeva ekaterina costume - rus/viking (more slavic than norse) 11th century princely class
Libby Cripps saved to SCA Kievan Rus
Detail: 10th and 11th Century Clothing in England: A Portfolio of Images
While almost every item has changed, a few have remained the same across centuries.
Penny Fleming saved to For the Home