Category Archives: England

Period Costumes and Fashion from England, Regency, Empire, Georgian, Directory, Victorian and Tudor dresses.

Eleanor of Castile first wife of King Edward I.

Eleanor of Castile. Queen consort. Medieval England costumes. Nobility. 13th century clothing.

Eleanor of Castile (1241-1290). First queen consort of Edward I of England.

Eleanor of Castile, first Queen of Edward the First.

Eleanor of Castile (also Leonor, 1241 – † 28 November 1290 in Harby, Nottinghamshire) was the first wife of King Edward I. Royal Consort of England.

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James Graham, 1. Marquess of Montrose.

 Marquis of Montrose. 17th century. English Civil War. Baroque costume.

The Marquis of Montrose at the Place of Execution.

The Execution of James Graham, 1. Marquess of Montrose.

James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose, (born probably in 1612 in Montrose, executed on May 21, 1650 in Edinburgh) was a Scottish nobleman who fought from 1644 to 1650  in the English Civil War in Scotland for the royal side.

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Celt and Roman. History of England.

Celt. British priestesses costumes. Roman empire. Celtic England

Roman British priestesses. 3rd century.

Celt and Roman. History of England 43 BC to 440 AD.

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Roger Walden. English clergyman of the 14th century. Bishop of London.

Roger Walden. Archbishop of Canterbury. English clergyman. 14th century costume.

Roger Walden, Bishop of London in 1405.

Roger Walden. Bishop of London in 1405.

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Pitti-Sing. Victorian opera character.

Pitty Sing. Pitty-Sing. Victorian opera character. Traditional Japanese Clothing, Kimono,

Victorian opera character.

Pitti-Sing. The Mikado. Victorian opera character.

The Mikado is a comic opera in two acts by Gilbert and Sullivan (libretto by WS Gilbert, with music by Arthur Sullivan). Continue reading

Becky Sharp. Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray.

Becky Sharp. Vanity Fair. Victorian fashion. William Makepeace Thackeray.

Becky Sharp. Vanity Fair

Becky Sharp.

Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray.

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Oliver Cromwell. The Protector. History of England

Oliver Cromwell. Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland. England History. 17th century.

Oliver Cromwell. Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland.

Oliver Cromwell. The Protector.

Oliver Cromwell (born 1599 in Huntingdon, died on September 3, 1658 in Westminster) was Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland during the brief Republican period of British history. In the history of the British Isles Cromwell is a controversial figure. Some historians rate him as a Kingslayer and dictator, while he applies by others as freedom hero.

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Sir William Gascoigne, Chief Justice of the Kings Bench.

Sir William Gascoigne. England 15th century fashion. Medieval clothing Gothic costumes

Sir William Gascoigne. K. Chief Justice of the Kings Bench 1413.

Sir William Gascoigne (c. 1350 – 1419), Knight, Chief Justice of the Kings Bench in 1413.

Reign of King Henry IV.

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John Viscount Beaumont K.G. Earl of Boulogne.

ohn Viscount Beaumont K.G. Earl of Boulogne. 15th century fashion. Middle ages costumes

Courtier of the reign of King Henry VI. supposed to represent John Viscount Beaumont K.G. Earl of Boulogne. Constable and Lord High Chamberlain of England

John Viscount Beaumont K.G. Earl of Boulogne 1430.

Courtier of the reign of King Henry VI. supposed to represent John Viscount Beaumont K.G. Earl of Boulogne. Constable and Lord High Chamberlain of England.

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An English Gentleman costume in 1590. With shield and sword.

English Gentleman costume. 16th century fashion. Shield and sword. Tudor fashion.

An English Gentleman. A.D. 1590.

An English Gentleman costume in 1590.

Tudor fashion era. Renaissance 16th century.

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Catherine Howard. Queen of England.

Catherine Howard. Queen of England. Tudor era. Renaissance fashion.

Catherine Howard. Queen of England. Portrait of Hans Holbein the Younger.

Catherine Howard. Queen of England, fifth wife of King Henry VIII.

Portrait of Hans Holbein the Younger.

Catherine Howard c.1521 – 1542. She was from 1540 until 1541 Queen of England and the fifth wife of King Henry VIII. Henry VIII. and Catherine Howard were married on July 28, 1540 at Oatlands Palace, in Surrey, immediately after the annulment of the marriage with Anne of Cleves.

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