In today's Claire Chats, Claire, who is having a rather bad hair day, talks about how medieval and Tudor people kept their hair clean and what they used to colour their hair.
Sources and Further Reading
- Markham, Gervase (edited by Michael R. Best), The English Housewife, McGill-Queen's University Press.
- Plat, Sir Hugh (1608) Delightes for ladies to adorn their persons, tables, closets, and distillatories: with beauties, banquets, perfumes and waters, a scanned version is available from EEBO Editions on Amazon.
- Tudor Monastery Farm TV documentary, BBC.
- Goodman, Ruth (2015) How to be a Tudor: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Everyday Life, Viking.