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The last thing you want under your armour (well, perhaps not the last thing – there are plenty of other things you would not want there, and plenty of people willing and able to put them there) would be buttons or extra seams, or anything that might ride up, or fall down.
Over this shirt you put on your arming doublet, a sort of tie-up cardigan made of tow-padded linen punctured with strategic holes through which you tie the rest of your clothes – your woollen stockings and your mail guarded codpiece – and various pieces of plate armour with greased crossbow twine.
Medieval Clothing From the 11th through the 13th centuries, medieval clothing varied according to the social standing of the people.
The clothing worn by nobility and upper classes was clearly different than that of the lower class.
Once your bascinet (helmet) is buckled on, and you have your dagger on your right hip and your short sword in your left hip (both unsheathed, and hanging from iron circles) and your long sword (or poll axe) in your hand, all you now need is a "pennant painted with Saint George or Our Lady" to bless you as you go, and you are ready to rumble. This is when perhaps the most useful self-help manual of the 15th Century might come in handy.
You can make one out of paper mache which is just flour and water.
They wore long trousers, some of which had attached feet. Imports such as turbans and silks from the East were common for the more fortunate of society.
It is pretty prescriptive, but rings with hard-won wisdom.
"He shall have no shirt upon him but a doublet of fustian lined with satin," it starts, which sounds pretty strict – but as anyone who has ever spent a day in armour will tell you, armoury chaffs in the same way cycling in a pair of jeans chaffs.
Fortunately for the fighters of the age, there was plenty of literature of the self-help variety to guide them through combat – especially the arm-to-arm sort.
The second most useful remains How a Man Schall be Armyd at his Ese When he Schal Fighte on Foote, written anonymously in England in about 1450, which instructs a man in what he should wear, from his underpants to his helmet, if he wants to enjoy his day out fighting on foot.