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ÆLFGIFU OF NORTHAMPTON (c.990-1040) was the first QUEEN CONSORT of KING CANUTE OF ENGLAND AND DENMARK from 1030-1035. She was the mother of SWEYN KNUTSSON, KING OF NORWAY and HAROLD HAREFOOT, KING OF ENGLAND. Ælfgifu and Canute were not divorced before he married Emma of Normandy, and there is a lot of confusion over her exact status and the nature of her  marriage. She served as regent from 1030-35, but was so unpopular that there was a revolt. HOUSE OF DENMARK.

"Middle Saxon Woman - A simple costume,in natural colours, accentuated with jewellery. ~ Lots of early-period outfits on this site based on finds in Britain." This is a pretty basic costume for a female character from the Anglo-Saxon culture.

Anglo-Saxon 8th Century. Link has details. Rose Wilkin. I wish the hem of the overgown was a little longer.

Christian Princess - Century - A simple costume, in royal colours, accentuated w/embroidery ~ Lots of early-period outfits on this site based on finds in Britain.

Set Eleven - women 15th century - long shirt - linen - women hose - woolen - under dress - linen - cottehardie/outer dress, woolen with linen linning, strings or buttons - cloak from a half of the circle  https://www.facebook.com/noble.craftandhistory

Set Eleven - women century - long shirt - linen - women hose - woolen - under dress - linen - cottehardie/outer dress, woolen with linen linning, strings or buttons - cloak from a half of the circle

Go to this Frenchman's blog to see a huge array of terrific visual art references on men's 12th century clothing.  His research was thorough and his costume beautiful :)

huge array of terrific visual art references on men's century clothing, research is thorough and costume beautiful :)

Pagan Women of Wolin Festival - Wolin, Poland 2014

Neutral coloured Viking lady Festival of Slavs and Vikings, Wolin, Poland 2014

"950 AD viking woman" - tea towel apron made of wool with "sleeveless klappenrock vest"

AD viking woman" - tea towel apron made of wool with "sleeveless klappenrock vest" hi emi!

Viking women - coat and embellishment inspiration

Swedish viking done right (not just standard apron dress + plastic beads and nothing else!) This is my goal for my garb.

Dresses Pagan Wicca Witch: "Tattoo Studio 26," by ~DarkSunTattoo, at deviantART.

Dresses Pagan Wicca Witch: "Tattoo Studio 26," by ~DarkSunTattoo, at deviantART.

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