Category Archives: Baroque

Charles Howard, First Earl of Nottingham 1624

Charles Howard, First Earl of Nottingham. England 17th century Tudor clothing. Baroque costume. Headdress

Charles Howard, First Earl of Nottingham 1624

Charles Howard, First Earl of Nottingham 1624.

Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham (1536-1624) was an English statesman and admiral. He was the son of William Howard, 1st Baron Howard of Effingham and Margaret Gamage, a daughter of Sir Thomas Gamage. His great-grandfather was Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk. He was since 1575 Knight of the Garter. On 8 July 1585 Howard was appointed Lord High Admiral. A year later he was involved in the trial of Mary Stuart. 1587 he was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the British fleet, which was arrayed against the Spanish Armada, appointed, although he was then not directly involved in the fight against the Spanish Armada. His flagship was the Ark Royal. In 1596 he commanded together with Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, the expedition that pillaged Cádiz. In July 1597 he became Chief Justice in Eyre south of the Trent. In 1601 he was responsible for the crackdown on the Essex Rebellion. Howard died in 1624 at the age of 88 years. The title of Earl of Nottingham became extinct with the death of his younger son Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Nottingham, in the year 1681.

George Digby, Earl of Bristol in 1677. English 17th century nobility.

George Digby, Earl of Bristol. England 17th century nobility. Tudor clothing. Baroque costume.

George Digby, Earl of Bristol 1677

George Digby, Earl of Bristol in 1677.

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The young Fritz in Rheinsberg. Frederick II of Prussia.

Frederick II of Prussia. STYL, Art Déco Fashion Magazine. German Art deco costumes 1920s. Roaring twenties fashion. Gibson Girls clothing.

The young Fritz at Rheinsberg.

The young Fritz in Rheinsberg. Frederick II of Prussia.

Drawing by Erich M. Simon. Styl, table 8, Issue 5/6.

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Philip Herbert. Earl of Pembroke & Montgomery 1650

Philip Herbert. Earl of Pembroke & Montgomery. England 17th century Tudor clothing. Baroque costume.

Philip Herbert. Earl of Pembroke & Montgomery 1650

Philip Herbert. Earl of Pembroke & Montgomery 1650.

Philip Herbert, 4th Earl of Pembroke and 1st Earl of Montgomery (1584-1650) was an English courtier and politician active during the reigns of James I and Charles I. Philip and his older brother William were the ‘incomparable pair of brethren’ to whom the First Folio of Shakespeare’s collected works was dedicated in 1623.

Henry Howard, Earl of Northampton

Henry Howard, Earl of Northampton. England 17th century clothing. Tudor costume. Headdress.

Henry Howard, Earl of Northampton 1614

Henry Howard, Earl of Northampton.

Henry Howard, 1st Earl of Northampton (1540 – 1614) was a significant English aristocrat and courtier. He built Northumberland House in London and superintended the construction of the fine house of Audley End. He founded and planned several hospitals. He was the second son of the famous Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (1516-1547) at the Tower of London) was an English nobleman and poet. The Earl of Surrey was the eldest son of Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, and his second wife, Lady Elizabeth Stafford, daughter of Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham. In 1546 he was arrested with his father and unjustly accused of treason. On 19 January 1547 Howard, Earl of Surrey was beheaded. Howard’s poems appeared in 1557 along with those of Thomas Wyatt. At Henry’s famous relatives were among his cousins ​​Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard, the second and fifth wife of Henry VIII, both of which were executed by her royal husband in the years 1536 or 1542.

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  1. Reigns of John and of Charles V. 1350 to 1380. (Medieval, Byzantine, Gothic)
  2. Reigns’ of Charles VI. and Charles VII. 1380 to 1461. (Medieval, Gothic, Burgundy)
  3. Reigns of Louis XI, Charles VIII, and Louis XII. 1461 to 1515 (Late Medieval, Burgundy, early Renaissance)
  4. Reign of Francis I. 1515 to 1545. (Renaissance, Tudor)
  5. Reign of Henry II. 1547 to 1558. (Tudor, Renaissance)
  6. Reign of Francis II. 1559 to 1560. (Tudor, Renaissance)
  7. Reign of Charles IX. 1560 to 1574. (Tudor, Renaissance, Spanish court dress)
  8. Reign of Henri III. 1574 to 1589. (Renaissance, early Baroque, Spanish court dress, Tudor)
  9. Reigns of Henri IV. and Louis XIII. 1589 to 1643. (Renaissance, Baroque)
  10. Reign of Louis XIV. 1643 to 1715. (Baroque)
  11. Reign of Louis XV. 1715 to 1774. (Rococo)
  12. Reign of Louis XVI. 1774 to 1780. (Late Rococo)
  13. Reign of Louis XVI. 1780 to 1789. Le Pouf. Fashion in the Ancien Régime.
  14. The Reticulated Headdress. 15th century. Medieval Burgundy era.
  15. The Hennin. Headdress 15th century. Medieval Burgundy era.
  16. Costumes de Noblesse du 14ème siècle. Histoire de la mode médiévale.
  17. Gabrielle d’Estrées, mistress of the French King Henry IV. 16th century, Renaissance fashion era.
  18. Henri de Lorraine, duc de Guise. France 16th century. Huguenot wars.
  19. Madame de Pompadour. Her political power and general influence to Louis XV. Rococo era.
  20. 15th century medieval room interior. The history of Tobit. Historia Scholastica.
  21. The Corset and the Crinoline. Introduction of Cottes-Hardies. The Ladies of Old France.
  22. Pictures and Royal Portraits Illustrative of English and Scottish History.
  23. Les Modes de la Renaissance de l’an 1461 à l’an 1574.
  24. Characters of The Commedia dell Arte. Italian Renaissance Theater.
  25. The Rise of Monachism. Monastic costumes history.
  26. On the history of costumes. Fashion gallery from ancient until the 19th century.
  27. King James I of England, son of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots.
  28. The Gunpowder Plot. England history.
  29. Mary Queen of Scots
  30. The character of Henry VIII. Tudor King of England.
  31. The reign of Elizabeth. The days of Queen Bess.
  32. Tudor Queen. The offer of the crown to Lady Jane Grey.
  33. Queen Mary, the daughter of Henry VIII.
  34. Sir Francis Drake. England history.
  35. The english boy king Edward VI. England history.
  36. Relics associated with Queen Elisabeth. England history.
Portrait of Lavinia Biglia by Juan Pantoja de la Cruz.
1570 • 16th Century • Court dress • Renaissance • Tudor
Millstone ruffs • Renaissance fashion era
Portrait of Lavinia Biglia by Juan Pantoja de la Cruz. Portrait of a lady of the Pallavicini fami... Read more
Renaissance fashion. Italy 16th century clothing.
16th Century • Italy • Nobility • Renaissance
Münchener Bilderbogen • Renaissance fashion era
Italy renaissance fashion era. 16th century clothing. Top row left to right: Women's fash... Read more
Francisco Pizarro, the conquerer of Peru.
16th Century • Genre • Peru • Spain
Character sketches
Pizarro before Charles V. Francisco Pizarro, the conquerer of Peru, was born in Spain about 1475.... Read more
Nobleman in Spanish court dress 16th century
1570 • 16th Century • France • Middle Ages • Modes et Costumes Historiques • Nobility • Renaissance
Renaissance fashion era • Spanish Fashion
Nobleman in Spanish court dress in the Reign of Charles IX 1572. Renaissance period. "Modes et ... Read more
Henry Howard, Earl of Northampton
16th Century • Baroque • Court dress • England • Nobility • Tudor
Portrait • Tudor period
Henry Howard, Earl of Northampton. Henry Howard, 1st Earl of Northampton (1540 – 1614) was a si... Read more
Tudor England clothing 1550 to 1580, 16th century.
1550 • 1580 • 16th Century • England • Renaissance • Tudor
Renaissance fashion era • Tudor period
Tudor England clothing 1550 to 1580. Renaissance era. From left: Nobleman, Military habit, Mid... Read more
Renaissance German Lance soldiers costumes.
1546 • 16th Century • Germany • Military • Nobility • Renaissance
German Military Costume • Military order • Renaissance fashion era
Renaissance German Lance soldiers costumes. 234. Antoine de Croy, Lord of Sempy, Order of the Gol... Read more
The character of Henry VIII. Tudor King of England
16th Century • England • Renaissance • Tudor
English history • Pictures and Royal Portraits • Renaissance fashion era • Tudor period
The character of Henry VIII. THE GREAT HARRY. Henry VIII. Tudor 1491-1547, was from 1509 to 1... Read more

Elisabeth Queen of Bohemia, Daughter of James the First, 1662.

Elisabeth, Queen of Bohemia, Daughter of James the First. England 17th century clothing. Baroque costume.

Elisabeth, Queen of Bohemia, Daughter of James the First, 1662.

Elisabeth Queen of Bohemia, Daughter of James the First, 1662.

Elizabeth Stuart (1596 – 1662) was Princess of England and Scotland, and by her marriage to Frederick V of the Palatinate, the Winter King, 1613-1623 Electoral Princess Palatine and Queen of Bohemia from 1619 to 1620. Because Frederick V was able to assert itself as a Bohemian king for a year, Elizabeth had to go with him into exile in 1621 in the Netherlands, where she lived for 40 years. Become a widow in 1632, she struggled in particular, that her eldest surviving son, Charles Louis, the Palatinate got back. But it was only in 1648, he received it on a reduced scale. After the restoration of the Stuarts in 1661 she could return to home, where she died the following year. The picture presents her as Bohemian queen. It was probably in 1635, made ​​in the Dutch exile after the death of her husband.

Free eBook: Memoirs of Elizabeth Stuart, queen of Bohemia, daughter of King James the First. Including sketches of the state of society in Holland and Germany, in the 17th century.

Stitched lace 17th Century.

Stitched lace. Point de Venise, 17th Century. Baroque Period.

Stitched lace 17th Century.

Stitched lace; known as point de Venise, 17th Century.

Stitched lace. Alençon France, late 17th Century. Baroque Period.

Stitched lace. Alençon, late 17th Century.

Stitched lace. Alençon France, late 17th Century.

Canton Zurich. Swiss costumes.

Canton Zurich, Suisse costumes nationaux. Costumes suisses. Switzerland national costumes.

Swiss costumes from the canton of Zurich, 18th Century.

Canton Zurich. Swiss costumes.

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English fashion in the 17th Century.

English fashion in the 17th Century. Royalist soldier. William Villiers Viscont of Grandison. Anna, Countess of Chesterfield. Francis Duchess of Richmond. London Palace Guard uniforms. Costumes English citizens. Slingsby Bethel, Sheriff of London. Duchess of Cleveland.

English fashion in the 17th Century.

English fashion in the 17th Century.

Top row left to right: Anna, Countess of Chesterfield 1640. Gentleman of the court of Charles II 1665. Duke of Newcastle 1646. Right: William Villiers Viscont of Grandison 1640. Royalist soldier 1649. Nobleman 1649.
Bottom row left: Slingsby Bethel, Sheriff of London 1680. Cavalier under Charles II 1680. Duchess of Cleveland 1675. Right: James Marquis of Hamilton 1620. English citizens 1645. Francis Duchess of Richmond 1620. Palace Guard 1625. Baroque period, Galante Conduite.

On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.

Fashion end of the 17th and early 18th Century.

Baroque Fashion 17th, 18th Century. Hedwig Sophie, Princess of Sweden, Duchess of Holstein. Françoise Marie de Bourbon, Duchess of Orleans. Palace Guard. Louis XV. Maria Anna of Bavaria. Elisabeth of Brunswick. Duchess of Portsmouth.

Fashion end of the 17th and early 18th Century.

Fashion end of the 17th and early 18th Century.

Top row left: court dress of Françoise Marie de Bourbon, Duchess of Orleans, 1702. Palace Guard, called la manche, under Louis XV. of France, 1724. Right: Marie Anna of Bavaria as Crown Princess of France. Court costume 1679. Young elegant man in 1670.
Bottom row left: Hedwig Sophie, Princess of Sweden, Duchess of Holstein in 1700. Elisabeth of Brunswick 1707. Right: Duchess of Portsmouth 1694. (Miss of Keroul). Maria Anna of Bavaria 1694. French palace guard in 1670.

On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.

German clothing 17th Century.

German clothing 17th Century. Matron costume. Maids clothes. Women costumes from Frankfurt On The Main. Women dress from the Palatinate.

German costumes 17th Century.

German clothing 17th Century.

Top row left: Women from Strasbourg and Basel 1644. Right: Women from Munich, Nuremberg and Vienna.
Bottom row left: Women from Frankfurt am Main from the Palatinate. Woman from Swabia in 1644. Right: maids clothes. Middle-class woman from Cologne. Matron.

On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.