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... At the beginning of this period the clergy generally dressed the same as laymen in post-Roman populations this changed completely during the period, as ... Clergy wore special short hairstyles called the tonsure in England the choice between the Roman tonsure (the top of the head shaved) and the Celtic tonsure (only the front of the head shaved, from ear to ear) had to ... non-monastic) clergy usually wore a white alb, or loose tunic, tied at the waist with a cord (formally called a cincture), when not conducting services ...
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