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MEDIEVAL WOOLLY CONNECTIONS
Primitive man clothed himself in woolly sheepskins from sheep killed for food, giving him protection from the elements. Later, sheep were milked and by 1900 BC, wool was spun and woven in Britain. By the start of the Medieval Period, having been encouraged to grow their developing woollen industry by the Romans following their invasion in 55 BC, Britons were spinning fleeces and weaving fine cloth. ...


Updated: 11/12/2018

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