Prince Hal High Turn Shoes
The Prince Hal High Turn Shoes are exacting replicas of the 14th Century shoe found at Leiden. The split strap with buckle make it easy to wear. It is another good choice for 14th and 15th Century Harnessfecten (fighting in armor) and other XIV and XV historical clothing pursuits. Excellent footwear for any late medieval, renaissance, HEMA, or SCA clothing. This turn shoe is historically accurate medieval footwear, perfect for even the strictest of reenactment groups. I have named this shoe in honor of King Henry V.
Product Details :
- Combat Approved.
- Available in BROWN only (shades may vary).
- Split pull strap fastening with buckle easy to use.
- 100% constructed and sewn by hand.
- Upper made of alum tanned leather.
- Sole is thick vegetable tanned leather.
- Comes in a range of sizes from lady’s 4 – men’s 15.
- Full Sizes only, Women should round down, Men round up for 1/2 size.
- Linen decorative stitch.
- Optional Lugged, anti-slip or crepe soles are NOT available for the Prince Hal High Turn Shoes
Add Ons: Shoe is slippery on slick surfaces.
- Best when worn with Pattens, Pattens are a historical wooden overshoe!
- Try applying Sure Walkers from Cadillac Shoe Products, Inc. to add more traction safely.
- Waterproof with Sno-Seal
- Leather Care with Mink Oil
- Insole Inserts to provide the most comfortable experience.
Returns and Exchanges: You may return the Prince Hal High Turn Shoes for absolutely any reason within 30 days of receipt for your choice of an exchange for different size or style, store credit or refund. See my Returns and Exchanges policy.
Care Instructions: Click Here to view care instructions for the Prince Hal High Turn Shoes.
Historical Accuracy: Discovered in the Netherlands and Dated to the 14th Century. The Prince Hal High Turn Shoes appear in Stepping Through Time, by Olaf Goubitz. This shoe is from a family of shoes with many different variations all dating from the 11th century to the 15th century named poulaine, Poulain, crackowes, or pike-toed shoe.
Construction: Prince Hal High Turn Shoes are constructed and sewn by hand using the historically documented methodology. (No machine stitches) (No Nails) Linen thread is used for the edge to edge seam to connect the leather of the multiple piece upper shoes and uses the edge/flesh seam to attach the shoe to the hard vegetable tanned sole. Reinforced leather for the lace holes. The shoe is constructed inside out and turned right side out as the last step, and that is how they get the type name of “turn shoe.”