English dress in the second half of the sixteenth century has been studied in depth, yet remarkably little has been written on the earlier years, or indeed on male clothing for the whole century. The few studies that do cover these neglected areas have tended to be quite general, focusing upon garments rather than the wearers. As such this present volume fills an important gap by providing a detailed analysis of not only what people wore in Henry's reign, but why. By combining considerations of primary sources with modern scholarly analysis, this book is invaluable for anyone with an interest in the history of fashion, clothing, and consumption in Tudor society.Cordwainers or shoemakers made and repaired shoes, while cobblers would recondition and sell secondhand shoes. ... be distributed at Easter.66 Bags and purses On 20 October 1522 Thomas Tresell apologized to Cromwell for not sendinganbsp;...
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