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An average purse contained about [[12th Century monetary units|125 deniers or 10 sous]]....("average" ! I don't think so. 125d (125 pennies) is a large sum of money. What group of people are you talking about?) Travellers carried larger sums of money strapped around the waist in a special moneybelt. ([[12th_Century_References#Holmes 1952|Holmes 1952]], p54)
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An average purse contained about [[12th Century monetary units|125 deniers or 10 sous]]....("average" ! I don't think so. 125d (125 pence) is a large sum of money. What group of people are you talking about?) Travellers carried larger sums of money strapped around the waist in a special moneybelt. ([[12th_Century_References#Holmes 1952|Holmes 1952]], p54)
   
   
*four deniers worth of fine baker's flour could be carried tied to the belt or in the fold of a tunic [[Beroul's Tristan]]
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*Four deniers worth of fine baker's flour could be carried tied to the belt or in the fold of a tunic [[Beroul's Tristan]]
   
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*[[12th_Century_Life|12th Century Life]]
 
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Latest revision as of 23:06, 20 May 2006

An average purse contained about 125 deniers or 10 sous....("average" ! I don't think so. 125d (125 pence) is a large sum of money. What group of people are you talking about?) Travellers carried larger sums of money strapped around the waist in a special moneybelt. (Holmes 1952, p54)


  • Four deniers worth of fine baker's flour could be carried tied to the belt or in the fold of a tunic Beroul's Tristan

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