Category Archives: 15th Century

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

Medieval female hats and hairstyles of the 15th and 16th centuries.

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Female hats and hairstyles of the 15th and 16th centuries.

Medieval female hats and hairstyles.

Modes of hairdressing of women in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.

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Young stylish fashion in 1480. France 15th century.

Middle ages stylish fashion. 15th century costume. Burgundy dress,

Young stylish fashion in 1480. France 15th century.

Young stylish fashion in 1480. France 15th century.

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French Jailor in 1490, 15th century clothing.

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French Jailor in 1490, 15th century clothing.

French Jailor in 1490, 15th century clothing.

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Mary Stuart by Friedrich Schiller

Elizabeth I., Mary Stuart. England Tudor era costumes.

Elizabeth and Mary Stuart

Mary Stuart by Friedrich Schiller

Elizabeth and Mary Stuart

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Renaissance Marriage. France 15th Century.

Renaissance Marriage. France 15th Century costumes.

A Marriage. France 15th Century.

Renaissance Marriage. France 15th Century.

Main characters of a wedding. Renaissance era. Art for All. For French School, 4th year. Continue reading

Prince, Squire and servant in the 15th century.

Prince, Squire and servant. Middle ages, Renaissance clothing 15th century.

Prince, Squire and servant in the fifteenth century.

Prince, Squire and servant in the fifteenth century.

Prince, Écuyer et valets au XVe siècle.

Costumes civils et militaires des Français à travers les siècles. 1883. Author: Jean Baptiste Marie Augustin Challamel. Engraver: Meunier, Jean-Baptiste. Ouvrage couronné par l’Académie francaise. Continue reading

Medieval Bourgeois of Paris and her maid. 15th century costumes.

Medieval Bourgeois, servant costumes. 15th century clothing. Burgundy, gothic fashion era.

Bourgeois of Paris and her maid. 15th century.

Medieval Bourgeois of Paris and her maid. 15th century costumes.

Bourgeoise de paris et sa servante. XVe siècle.

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

Burgundy, gothic fashion era. Continue reading

Madeleine de France, Princess of Valois (1460).

French princess. Madeleine of France. Renaissance clothing

Madeleine of France (1443 – 1495)

Madeleine de France, Princess of Valois.

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French Peasant Woman in the 15th century.

French Peasant Woman clothing. Middle ages costume 15th century.

French Peasant Woman 15th century.

French Peasant Woman in the fifteenth century.

Paysanne au XVe siècle. (D’après Chevignard)

From the book: Costumes civils et militaires des Français à travers les siècles. 1883. Author: Jean Baptiste Marie Augustin Challamel. Engraver: Meunier, Jean-Baptiste. Ouvrage couronné par l’Académie francaise. Continue reading

William Caxton and the art of printing.

William Caxton. England printing history. Medieval clothing.

Introduction of the art of printing.
Caxton reading the first proof sheet from his printing press in the Almonry, Westminster Abbey, March 1474

William Caxton and the art of printing.

The revolution which had been effected by war, by changes of dynasties, by the partial admission of the commons to a voice in legislation, was succeeded by a still mightier influence than any of these could exert. A power had arisen before which all others were to give place. Slowly but surely the growth of intelligence and the increase of knowledge contributed to human freedom, and to that eager desire for liberty which inevitably followed when people had learned to think for themselves and to discard the fetters imposed by those who, while they alone possessed the means of intellectual culture, strove to fetter the consciences and control the destinies of men. Continue reading

Jack Cade and his insurrection. English history 1450.

Jack Cade. Rebellion. England history.

Lord Saye and Sele brought before Jack Cade.

Jack Cade and his insurrection.

Jack Cade, assuming the name John Mortimer; (died July 12, 1450 in Heathfield, East Sussex) was an English rebel against the policies of Henry VI, which contributed to the breakdown of royal authority, that led to the Wars of the Roses (1455–85) between the houses of York and Lancaster. He appeared to history out of nowhere in the spring of 1450 and led an army against London. After the capture and sack of London, the rebels were defeated and dispersed in a battle at London Bridge. Continue reading