Medieval Clergy Fabric
In Medieval Europe during the roman period many people wore loose linen or wool
tunics for example, big baggy t-shirts. Men usually wore tunics down to their
knees. Even though monks wear tunics down to the ground. Men wore wool pants
under their tunics. Since knitting wasn’t invented yet they wore woven tights,
which didn’t fit tightly. When it was cold men wore wool cloaks.
Medieval Bishop Clothing
Bishops were very busy people who were important to the people and to the
kingdom. They were accepted in royal courts. Bishops lived in the life of
luxury as rich middle-aged people did. Since bishops were so rich they dressed
very lavishly. The bishops would wear a hat called miter. Bishops wore many of
the same clothes as the Federal lord who was very important and highly classed.
Bishops had religious garments to wear also so they won’t always dress the
same as the lord.
Priests weren’t smart like monks or rich like bishops. Priests were in between
the two. Priests were the head of the church. Priests would preach people when
they come to the church. Priests are holy to the people and the church. During
Medieval Times priests wore long black gowns.
Medieval Monk Clothing
The monks would be the smartest in the village. They would be able to read and
write in Latin. Monks would be the smartest in the village. Monks lived in
groups called monasteries. Monks weren’t rich like Bishops. They would work
hard to learn what was required. They wore brown robes with hoods around their
heads. Sometimes monks wore wool t-gowns with a cowl collar called a habit.
Medieval Nun Clothing
Nuns weren’t as smart as monks but still smart enough to be important. The
nuns were quiet and wouldn’t talk much, but still were very holy. Most nuns
would live in the ministry. Nuns would wear tunics like most women would do in
the middle ages. It would usually be in black or white rather than brighter