These medieval boots were very popular in the 11th century; worn by Saxons, Vikings, Normans, Goths, Visigoths and many other tribes. This style would have been quite popular in medieval or in the dark ages. It can be worn for reenactment, as well as to Renaissance Faires, LARP and SCA events. Shoes are handmade from a durable leather. Period stitching is used. Natural leather color.
This is a period style shoe with documentation found in Stepping through Time (Archaeological Foodwear from Prehistoric Times until 1800 by Olaf Goubitz.) This academic book documents actual medieval shoes found preserved and discusses historical construction techniques. This particular shoe is found on page 93 of the 2007 paperback edition. The shoe is depicted in figures 1 and 2.
These shoes have the regular construction (more durable) and are not the more earlier period
turn shoe construction. The 'regular' shoe construction is noted in the pictures with the nails.
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Our sizes are listed in US Mens (M), Womens (W), and European sizes (EU). These shoes are pretty true to size. Since they are made of leather they will stretch.
Shoes can be returned unworn for a full refund if they don't fit.