The shoes, which, would have been wore by a child during the reign of King William III and Queen Mary II are expected to attract interest from around the world. Manager Charles Hanson said: "I'm a passionate man for history and just to hold a pair of overshoes, or pattens, has been great."Back in the 1690s, when you went out on to the dirty streets of town you would have worn them over your more precious velvet coloured shoes, which were slippers really."What's quite funny really is they are almost on a platform.Compared to high heels, these are platforms that really served a purpose."They are made from embossed leather – you can still see some of the detail from the 1690s."Streets in the towns were filthy.
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