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Regia Anglorum - Basic Clothing Guide

Ranks and Colour Classifications

Saxon

Viking

Norman

Welsh

Lower Rank (1)

Gebur

Frjals / Gjafar

Villeins

Aillt

Theow

Thrall/ Ambatt

Serfs

Caeth

Middle Rank (2)

Geneat

Bondi/ Karl

Freeholders

 

Kotsetla

 

Cottars

Wealthy Aillt

High Ranking (3)

Eorl

Jarl

Comes

 

Eolderman/ Scirgerufa

Landsmen/ Gaethingar/ Styraesmen

Baron

 

Thegn/ Priest

Odalsbondi/ Hauld

Miles/ Priest

Uchelwr/ Breyr

Vavasseur/ Sergens

High Clergy/ Royalty (4)

King

King

King

 

Atheling/Bishop

 

Dux/Bishop

Rhi/ Teyrn

  1. Undyed Wool. Cream, full range of browns, grey. Combinations of these in weaves. Probably unbleached Linen. Faded middle rank dyes
  2. More Expensive Colours:
  3. More expensive cloth and imported colours:
  4. All of the above. Shellfish purple. Silk garments

For more information see: http://members.regia.org/dyes.htm

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