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On Display: Museum of London: Medieval London: Daily Life and the Thames: Human Life
In 1173 William FitzStephen described how Londoners went skating on polished bone skates like this when the marsh north of the city, known as the Moor or Moorfields, froze in winter. < ...Read more
H 23 mm; L 250 mm; W 50 mm
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