Category Archives: 17th Century

The Escape of Charles II. with Jane Lane.

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Charles II, Jane Lane. England history. Baroque costumes. England king

Charles as William Jackson riding with Jane Lane to Bristol. The Escape of Charles II after the battle of Worcester. By Edward Matthew Ward.

The Escape of Charles II.

Charles  and Jane Lane who sheltered King Charles II after his defeat at the Battle of Worcester, 1651.

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Sir Walter Raleigh and the New World

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Sir Walter Raleigh. Elizabethan era. Tudor costume. 16th century. fashion

Sir Walter Raleigh (c. 1554 – 1618)

Sir Walter Raleigh tries to settle a colony in America.

Sir Walter Raleigh (1552 or 1554 in Hayes Barton, Devonshire; † October 29, 1618 in London, executed) was an English sailor, explorer, soldier, spy, politician, poet and writer and favorite of Queen Elizabeth I. His surname is also found in the spellings Rawley, Ralegh and Rawleigh. With the support of wealthy investors he financed several trips to Virginia in order to realize its colonial goals there. As a result of financed from Raleigh expeditions was in 1585 the founding of Roanoke in North Carolina.

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French peasant farmer from the 16th to 18th century.

French peasant farmer costume. Louis XIII., Louis XIIV., fashion era. French Ancien Régime.Baroque fashion history.

French peasant farmer from the 16th to 18th century.

French peasant farmer from the 16th to 18th century.

Taken from the Collection of the diversity of clothes, according Chevignard.
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