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Landsknecht Tudor Shoes for Men and Women

$ 65.00

Landsknecht Tudor Shoes for men and women were worn by Swiss & German mercenaries and became a fashion sensation all over Europe.  Great for Renaissance Fairs, Theater, and Historical Reenactments. The footwear dates commonly from 1480 to 1540 during the late medieval period and into the Renaissance, late 15th and early 16th Century.  Common names for Landsknecht's shoe are bear paw (if the shoe was cut and slashed), cow mouth or cowmouth, and Kuhmaul. This shoe is very similar to those worn by the Swiss Guard at the Vatican. In paintings, Henry VIII is seen wearing Landsknecht Tudor Shoes. 

Product Details:

  • New Shape as of April 2019, more toe room!
  • Available in BLACK only
  • Cast brass historical buckle
  • Made of real leather with vegetable tanned leather sole
  • 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.

Add Ons: Shoe is slippery on slick surfaces.

Returns and Exchanges: You may return Landsknecht Tudor Shoes for men and women 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 Landsknecht Tudor Shoes for men and women.

Historical Accuracy: The Landsknecht Tudor Shoes for men and women are in Stepping Through Time by Olaf Goubitz, Carol van Driel-Murry, and Willy Groenman-van Waateringe.

Construction: The Landsknecht Tudor Shoe is constructed of 3 to 4 oz top-grain cowhide leather, period reproduction brass buckles based on finds listed in Dress Accessories by the British Museum, and leather sole McKay stitched, which duplicates a period tunnel stitch, with no visible machine stitching.

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