photo of Grayhill Farm, reconstructed early 17th century farm

Clothes of the Common People In Elizabethan and Early Stuart England

Volume 9: Who Wore What and When? Part 3: Urban workers, and gentry Servants.


Chapter Title Page
Bakers, Barbers 3
Blacksmiths, Smiths and Farriers 4
Brewers 6
Brewers Dreymen 7
Bricklayers and Brickmakers, Butchers 8
Button Makers 9
Capper 10
Carpenters, Box Makers and Joiners 10
Carters, Chimney Sweeps 12
Clothiers, Cobblers 13
Collar makers 14
Collectors of Food for Prisoners 14
Cooks and Confectioners 15
Cooper and Hoopers, Corpse Bearer 16
Cutler, Draper [Woollen], Fellmonger 17
Fishmonger, Fletcher, Fuller, Gelder 18
Glazier, Glover, Grocer 19
Informer, Inn holder, Ironmonger 20
Masons and Freemasons 21
Maltster, Mercer 22
Millers and Meal Men 23
Porters 24
Potter, Poulterer 25
Printer, Rat catcher 26
Rippier, Ropemakers, Saddler 27
Sedan Chair, Shipwright 28
Shoemakers 29
Soap Boiler, Surveyor 31
Tailors 32
Tanners and Whittawers 35
Tapsters and Serving Men 36
Tiler, Tinker, Town Crier, Turner 37
Vituler, Vitner, Waterman 38
Water bearer 39
Weavers, Shearmen and Clothworkers 41
Wheelwrights 43
Apprentices and Artizans servants 44
Street Vendors Male 47
Female 48
Security Workers Bell men and Constables 54
Jailors 55

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