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chemise

A wall (often concentric with the keep) built around a medieval fortification of a bastion or keep.
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Based in Paris, the company was known before as La Societe Chemise Lacoste.
Historians had claimed that only men wore undergarments in medieval times and women wore a smock or chemise with nothing underneath.
The pilgrims were attracted by the cathedral's relics of the Virgin Mary, which included her veil, but more importantly La Sainte Chemise, or in Latin Sancta Camisia.
This was what the picture caption said: "Curators at Kensington Palace inspecting the fine linen chemise and split drawers which were worn by Queen Victoria."
The royal underwear, known as "split drawers", is embroidered with a small crown and the initials VR, and comes with a large matching chemise. It is thought to date from the 1890s and was bought by Historic Royal Palaces at auction for pounds 600 earlier this summer.