Category Archives: 15th Century

Costumes and Fashion during the 15th century. Fashion of the late Gothic, Italian Renaissance.
Heyday of the Burgundian fashion.

Sir William Gascoigne, Chief Justice of the Kings Bench.

Sir William Gascoigne. England 15th century fashion. Medieval clothing Gothic costumes

Sir William Gascoigne. K. Chief Justice of the Kings Bench 1413.

Sir William Gascoigne (c. 1350 – 1419), Knight, Chief Justice of the Kings Bench in 1413.

Reign of King Henry IV.

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John Viscount Beaumont K.G. Earl of Boulogne.

ohn Viscount Beaumont K.G. Earl of Boulogne. 15th century fashion. Middle ages costumes

Courtier of the reign of King Henry VI. supposed to represent John Viscount Beaumont K.G. Earl of Boulogne. Constable and Lord High Chamberlain of England

John Viscount Beaumont K.G. Earl of Boulogne 1430.

Courtier of the reign of King Henry VI. supposed to represent John Viscount Beaumont K.G. Earl of Boulogne. Constable and Lord High Chamberlain of England.

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The Egg of Columbus. Washington Irving’s “Columbus”.

Christopher Columbus. The Egg of Columbus.

Christopher Columbus during a meal at Cardinal Mendoza in 1493

The Egg of Columbus

The Egg of Columbus is a phrase that describes an amazingly simple solution to an intractable problem.

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Burgundian type portrait with characteristic headgear.

Burgundian turban headgear. 15th century fashion. Gothic costumes

Burgundian characteristic headgear 1460 – 1500

Burgundian type portrait of the 15th century.

Burgundian characteristic headgear 1460 – 1500.

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