Medieval Knight Clothing

Medieval Knight Clothing

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Medieval Knight Clothing
The clothes worn with a Knights Suit of Armor afforded both comfort and protection to the knight.

  • The Under Clothes consisted of a linen under-shirt and linen under-pants
  • Woollen stockings covered the legs
  • A knight's Underclothes were important as they prevented the armor from chafing the Knights skin
  • A padded garment known by various names such as Aketon, Arming coat, Doublet, Gambeson, Hacketon consisted of a quilted coat which was either sewn or stuffed with linen or even grass. This served as padding for additional armour worn over the top
  • A Surcoat was a robe, with a belt around the waist, which was placed over the body armor
  • The surcoat was emblazoned with the cote of arms or device of the Knight in order to identify the knight in battle.
     
   

Medieval Knight Clothing

A Medieval Knight - Suit of Armor
The Parts of a Medieval Knight's Suit of Armor were a complex series of garments, chain mail and iron plate. The pieces of a Knights Suit of Armor covered the most vulnerable parts of a knight's body. Facts and information about the different parts of a Knights Suit of Armor are fully detailed in the following link:

Knights Armor

Medieval Knight Clothing
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Medieval Knight Clothing

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Medieval Knight Clothing

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