York type 7b Late Saxon – Norman Turn sole boots


Jorvik Ankle-shoes. Based on the finds from Coppergate in York ( Style 7b). These shoes have a 4-6 mm veg-tan leather sole and top lace closure.

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York type 7b, Late Saxon – Norman Turn Boot, 11th-13th 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 edge butted seams.

The soles are thick 6 mm+ veg-tan cow hide, they soles are hand sewn using the original type 1 method (grain/flesh & tunnel Stitch) and and have a round heal with an internal heal support.

The shoes closed by a draw string and integral slot method.

Suitable for portrayal of a 11th-13th C ‘European’ persona.

These shoes are officially certified & encouraged for use by:

The Vikings

Regia Anglorum.

Historia Normannis. Female T 1-4, Male T- Universal



Leather and Leather working in Anglo-Scandinavian and Medieval York – Q.Mould, I.Carlisle & E.Cameron, Type 7 subcategory b.

Whilst these are based on the York shoe similar examples are found throughout the 11th-13th Century world. Other examples ( some fragmentary) have been found in London and The Netherlands

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.

***** Socks not included!****



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