Arming shoes of the fifteenth century

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Volken Marquita;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Sciendo
  • Journal: Acta Periodica Duellatorum (issn: 2064-0404)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1515/apd-2017-0007
  • Subject: fifteenth century shoe fashion | repair soles | pattens | GV557-1198.995 | Sports | D | turn-shoes | gait biomechanics | Arming shoes | footwear technology | History (General) and history of Europe
    mesheuropmc: otorhinolaryngologic diseases | musculoskeletal diseases | body regions | technology, industry, and agriculture

Military footwear for the fifteenth century includes arming shoes worn under sabatons. Written sources suggest arming shoes and footwear used for fighting were ordinary shoes adapted for the purpose. Archaeological footwear was examined for signs of such modifications. ... View more
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