Ballroom dresses in 1762. Costumes of Paris.
Noblewoman and Lord fashion. France 18th century.
Dame noble et Seigneur. XVIIIe Siècle. D’après Pauquet.
Costume of a German sutler by Peter Breughel.
Paris fashion in 1762.
Matron in the old style. Young woman in haute coiffure and small baskets. Former military. Gentleman with habit in 1762.
Inside the House of a Barbier. Under Louis XIII. 17th century.
Intérieur de la Maison d’un Barbier. Sous Louis XIII. XVII Siècle.
Clothing of a notary early 18th century.
Notaire en 1725. D’après une gravure du temps.
Charles the first in the guard room.
We feel now, as men felt very soon after the execution of Charles, that we cannot hope entirely to justify the means taken to bring about his trial and to insure the sentence. The last act of the terrible tragedy closes on a scene which has remained for more than two centuries one of the saddest and most affecting pictures in English history.
The Battle of Marston Moor.
The Battle of Marston Moor was held on 2 July 1644 near York and was one of the decisive battles of the English Civil War. In her the army of Parliament won his first major victory over the royalists. Northern England was thus lost for the royalists of King Charles I.
Charles I and The English Civil War 1642-1649.
The English Civil War was fought 1642-1649 between supporters of King Charles I of England (“Cavaliers”) and those of the English Parliament (“Roundheads”). It reflects not only the tensions between the absolutist minded King and the House of Commons, but also the contrasts between Anglicans, Puritans, Presbyterians and Catholics erupted. The war ended with the execution of the King, the temporary abolition of the monarchy and the establishment of a republic in England.
Guard of the king. The Corps of the 200 Gentlemen. 16th century military.
Garde du Roi, Corps des 200 Gentilshommes. 1570.