1.Clothing in the Middle Age
Clothing was very important in the Middle Ages!
2. Middle Ages
Middle Ages are a thousand-year period that followed the fall of Rome.
Clothing is a covering.
4. Statement 1
St. Benedict stated that a monk's clothes should be plain but comfortable and they were allowed to wear linen coifs to keep their heads warm. The Poor Clare Sisters, an order of Franciscan nuns, had to petition the Pope in order to be permitted to wear woolen socks. (Learner.org)
4. Statement 2
Most of the holy orders wore long woolen habits in emulation of Roman clothing.