French shop of children toys of the 17th century.
Excerpt from an 1625 book, designed by Jean-Pierre Vermes. Continue reading
French Lord in the late 17th century. According Chevignard.
Seigneur. Vers la fin du XVIIe Siècle. D’après Chevignard. Ancien Régime. Continue reading
Transylvanian prayer rugs. From Asia Minor. XVIIth century.
Charles I of England. King and Martyr.
The Gunpowder Plot.
King James I of England (1566–1625).
Son of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots.
Dress of the Commonality. Time of Charles I. A.D. 1630.
THE DEPARTURE OF THE MAYFLOWER.
The Mayflower was a sailing vessel, with the so-called Pilgrim Fathers, many of whom were from central England, set out for America to lead a new life there.
Cinq Mars and De Thou led to Execution.
HENRY D’EFFIAT, marquis de Cinq Mars, was a member of a noble French family. Born in 1620, he was made grand equerry of France when only nineteen. For some time he was a royal favorite, but Richelieu took a dislike to the young man and employed means for his downfall. He was accused of conspiring against Louis XIII., and, with his friend De Thou, was executed in 1642. Continue reading
Marie Mancini mistress of the French King Louis XIV.
Marie Mancini (1639 -1715) was one of the Mazarinettes and mistress of the French King Louis XIV.