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Pattens

The word “Patten” Refers to wooden soled over shoes.   In the Late Middle Ages, were worn as overshoes, and later, as regular shoes.  Bohemond's Pattens are $45 and based on finds in medieval London.  The wooden patten consists of wooden sole with a leather footstrap. 

The wooden patten was mainly used out of doors, to protect the foot with shoe against mud, cold and sharp debris. Up to 1500 the roads were rarely surfaced an in wet weather people had to trudge through the muck.

Bohemond offers 3 types of Pattens dating from 12th century, 14th century, and Pattens for Landsknecht shoes.

 


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