A Stitch in Time - Episode 5

A Stitch in Time

Over 600 years ago the eldest son of King Edward III - the so called 'Black Prince' - decreed that on his death his heraldic surcoat (or jupon) was to be displayed above his effigy in Canterbury Cathedral. The jupon was a padded medieval tunic worn over armour providing extra protection for the wearer. Amber sets out to discover more about this often ruthless warrior prince who, it seems, also had a taste for fashion.
Jan 02, 2022
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