Byzantine silk fabric by the mantle of St. Fridolin 4th to 8th century.
Ancient Byzantine silk fabrics, VI-VII. Century.
Frankish Merovingian costume history 4th and 5th century.
The Varangian Guard
At the end of the tenth century the Varangian Guard, an Imperial bodyguard, were a conspicuous, picturesque, and useful adjunct to the Byzantine Court. They were recruited from the most perfect specimens of manhood found in Scandinavia.
Medieval Merovingian Frankish Queen.
Costumes of the 12th century. Monastic, Nobility, Citizens, Knights.
Fashion during the middle ages. Byzantine, Gothic, Burgundy costume era.
Costumes of the 11th century. Monastic, Normanns, Crusaders Nobility costumes.
Costumes during the middle ages 1000 A.C., Byzantine, Romanesque, Pregothic, Gothic era. Continue reading
Maid of honor in the entourage of the French Burgundian queen Clothilde.
also Chrodechild, Chrodichild, Chrodechilde, lat. Chrodigildis. The name forms Chlothilde, Clothilde, and Klothilde, among which she are read in late medieval and modern literature, are not authentic. She was the second wife of Chlodwig I and by this marriage queen of Franks. As holy Clothilde or Chlothilde she is venerated by the Church.
(La reine Clothilde femme de Clovis. Reine des Francs.)