Hedeby/Haithabu Type 3 Turn Shoe 9th-10th C

Original price was: £90.00.Current price is: £45.00.

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Hedeby/Haithabu Type 3 Turn Shoe.


Die Lederfunde von Haithabu – Von Willy Groenman-van Waatetinge 1984,  page 31 fig 2

Spurensuche Haithabu – Kurt Schietzel 2014, page 216

Whilst these are based on the Hedeby/Haithabu shoe, similar examples are found throughout the early Medieval world. Other examples ( some fragmentary) have been found in the following locations:

Wielenbach, Upper Bavaria 8th century

We are delighted to offer for sale these close copies of the original shoes.

The uppers are made from 2-2.5mm Veg tan cow hide joined by hand sewn seam down the front of the shoe.

The soles are 4-6 mm veg-tan cow hide, Hand sewn using the original method and have an internal heal support. The shoes are closed by a leather Thong.

Suitable for portrayal of a 9th – 10th C ‘European’ persona.

These shoes are accepted for use within:

The Vikings (NFPS)

Regia Anglorum.

Historia Normannis

Many other Groups and Societies also accept these for use, if in doubt please check with your group/society Authenticity/Provenance Officer or refer to your kit Guides. If you would like to add your Group or Society to the above list please let us know.


Additional information

Shoe Size

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16

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