orþanc-bend, m.n: a skilfully contrived band, a cunning bond. (“or-thank-bend”)
gleng, f.n: adornment, ornamentation, glory; splendour (in appearance), pomp; showiness (neg); worldly/earthly splendour.
pæll, m.n: a pall, covering, cloak, costly robe; purple, a purple garment. (“pal”)
Image of Thomas Becket from Medievalists.net.
heals-brynige, f.n: a gorget (throat armour), a hauberk (long defensive shirt, usually mail). (“hey-als-brihn-ee-yeh”)
heals-mene, m.n: a necklace, chain for the neck. (“hey-als-meh-neh”)
calc, m.n: sandal, shoe.
Image from a Medievalist.net article on medieval shoes. They are leather sandals used in early medieval Egypt sometime between 400 and 600 AD.
sweor-bēah, m.n: a collar, band or chain for the neck, necklace.
Image: The Snettisham Torc, now housed in the British Museum. A torc is a large rigid or stiff neck ring in metal, made either as a single piece or from strands twisted together. Many seem designed for near-permanent wear and would have been difficult to remove.
scēo, m.n: shoe.
Image: Vikings wore soft leather shoes and boots. This particular boot is more than 1000 years old and was found in Coney Street, York. It’s rare for organic materials like leather to last for so long. You can even see the toggle fastening.