Alderman of Paris. 16th century character.

Alderman. Renaissance character costume. 16th Century clothing.

Alderman of Paris. 16th century.

Alderman of Paris. 16th century character.

Échevin de Paris. XVIe Siècle.

A city council was appointed in France in the Middle Ages, as a judge of the feudal lord. In some regions, the community judges was also City council, juror, trustee or peers (Rouen). The Parisians were councilors or provost, as an ecclesiastical official title.

From thé book: Paris à travers les siècles. Histoire nationale de Paris et des Parisiens depuis la fondation de Lutèce jusqu’à nos jours, by Nicolas Jules Henri Gourdon de Genouillac. Published 1879. Free eBook. Amazon

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  1. Fashion under the Reigns of Louis XI., 1461 to 1515.
  2. Fashion under the Reign of Francis I. 1515 to 1545.
  3. Fashion under the Reign of Henry II. 1547 TO 1558.
  4. Fashion under the Reign of Francis II. 1559 to 1560.
  5. Fashion under the Reign of Charles IX. 1560 to 1574.
  6. Fashion in the Reign of Henri III. 1574 to 1589.
  7. Reigns of Henri IV. and Louis XIII. 1589 to 1643.
  8. Pictures and Royal Portraits Illustrative of English and Scottish History.
  9. Histoire du costume féminin français. Les modes de la renaissance de l’an 1461 á l’an 1574.
  10. The Corset and the Crinolin.
  11. Characters of The Commedia dell’Arte. Italian Renaissance Theater.
  12. On the history of costumes. From Ancient to the 19th century