Knight served by his squire and pages. 11th century.


Knight in Armor, squire and pages costumes. 11th century clothing.

Knight served by his squire and pages. 11th century.

Knight served by his squire and pages. 11th century.

Chevalier servi par son écuyer et ses pages.
From the book: Costumes civils et militaires des Français à travers les siècles. 1883. Author: Jean Baptiste Marie Augustin Challamel. Engraver: Meunier, Jean-Baptiste. Ouvrage couronné par l’Académie francaise.

Associated to:

  1. The Carolingian Fashion Period from 987 to 1270.
  2. Life-size warrior figures in full armor and equipment. 
  3. 11th to 13th century. Medieval clothing in France.
  4. The Knights of the Teutonic Order of Knighthood.
  5. The First Crusade. The Knights Hospitallers.
  6. The Crusades. The Knights Templar.
  7. Middle Ages fashion history in Germany. 11th to 13th century.
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Medieval Earl in armor leaving for the war.


Medieval Earl in armor. 8th, 9th century costumes.

Medieval Earl in armor leaving for the war, followed by his vassals. 8th, 9th century.

Medieval Earl in armor leaving for the war, followed by his vassals. 8th, 9th century.

Comte partant pour la Guerre, suive de ses Vassaux

From the book: Costumes civils et militaires des Français à travers les siècles. 1883. Author: Jean Baptiste Marie Augustin Challamel. Engraver: Meunier, Jean-Baptiste. Ouvrage couronné par l’Académie francaise.

Associated to:

  1. The Carolingian Fashion Period from 987 to 1270.
  2. Life-size warrior figures in full armor and equipment. 
  3. Frankish Merovingian costume history 4th and 5th century.
  4. Byzantine costume history. 5th to 6th century.
  5. Costumes of Carolingians in the 7th and 8 Century.
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Lackey runner XV century. According to a colored print of 1567.

Lackey runner costume. 15th century clothing. Renaissance era.

Lackey runner XV century.

Lackey runner 15th century. According to a colored print of 1567.

Laquais coureur au XV siècle. D’après une estampe coloriée de 1567.

From the book: Costumes civils et militaires des Français à travers les siècles. 1883. Author: Jean Baptiste Marie Augustin Challamel. Engraver: Meunier, Jean-Baptiste. Ouvrage couronné par l’Académie francaise.

Associated to:

  1. Fashion under the Reigns of Louis XI., 1461 to 1515.
  2. German women`s costume history, 15th century.
  3. Italian 14th, 15th century fashion history.
  4. The Hennin. Headdresses history, 15th century.
  5. The Reticulated Headdress. Headdresses history, 15th century.
  6. King Henry VI. and his court. The good duke Humphrey.
  7. Historia Scholastica. Medieval room interior, 15th century.
  8. Margaret of Anjou Queen of Henry VI. and her court.
  9. The Limerick Mitre. Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages.
  10. The Romance of the Rose. The Art of courtly love.
  11. The Lady of Tournament delivering the Price.
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Godfrey of Bouillon. First King of Jerusalem.

Godfrey of Bouillon. Crusader. King of Jerusalem. Medieval Frankish knight.

Godfrey of Bouillon

Godfrey of Bouillon. First King of Jerusalem.

Godfrey of Bouillon also Godefroid de Bouillon; born 1060 – died in 1100 in Jerusalem, was a commander at the First Crusade; after the conquest of Jerusalem, he became the first ruler of the newly established Kingdom of Jerusalem, but rejected the kingship.  Continue reading

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Mary Queen of Scots at Lochleven Castle

Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots. Tudor Costume.

Mary, Queen of Scots at Lochleven Castle

Mary Queen of Scots at Lochleven Castle

Maria Stuart 1542-1587 born as Mary Stewart, was on 14 December 1542 to the July 24, 1567 as Mary I Queen of Scotland and through her marriage to Francis II. From 1559 to 1560 and Queen of France, she came from the house of Stuart. Continue reading

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Clovis is proclaimed by the Salian Franks as king.

Merovingian King Clovis proclaimed as King.

Clovis proclaimed as King of the Franks

Clovis is proclaimed by the Salian Franks as king.

Clovis c. 466 – c. 511, was the first king of the Franks. He is considered as the founder of the Frankish Empire and the Merovingian dynasty with Paris as its capital.

Les Francs Saliens élevant Clovis sur le pavois et le prochant roi.

From the book: Paris à travers les siècles. Histoire nationale de Paris et des Parisiens depuis la fondation de Lutèce jusqu’à nos jours, by Nicolas Jules Henri Gourdon de Genouillac. Published 1879.

Associated to:

  1. The Gallic and Gallo-Roman costume period.
  2. Frankish Merovingian costume history 4th and 5th century.
  3. Byzantine costume history. 5th to 6th century.
  4. Costumes of Carolingians in the 7th and 8 Century.
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Natives of ancient Paris, Lutetia

Ancient Parisians habit. Gaulish clothing.

The first Parisians of Lutetia.

Natives of ancient Paris, Lutetia.

Chapitre Premier. Les premiers Parisiens ou habitants de Lutèce. The first Parisians are people of Lutetia.

From the book: Paris à travers les siècles. Histoire nationale de Paris et des Parisiens depuis la fondation de Lutèce jusqu’à nos jours, by Nicolas Jules Henri Gourdon de Genouillac. Published 1879.

Associated to:

  1. The Gallic and Gallo-Roman costume period.
  2. Frankish Merovingian costume history 4th and 5th century.
  3. Byzantine costume history. 5th to 6th century.
  4. Costumes of Carolingians in the 7th and 8 Century.
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Noble Gauloise habit. First Century A.D.

Noble Gauloise habit. Ancient gaul clothing.

Noble Gauloise

Noble Gauloise habit.

Vedette Gauloise.

From the book: Paris à travers les siècles. Histoire nationale de Paris et des Parisiens depuis la fondation de Lutèce jusqu’à nos jours, by Nicolas Jules Henri Gourdon de Genouillac. Published 1879.

Associated to:

  1. The Gallic and Gallo-Roman costume period.
  2. Frankish Merovingian costume history 4th and 5th century.
  3. Byzantine costume history. 5th to 6th century.
  4. Costumes of Carolingians in the 7th and 8 Century.
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Statue of Roman Emperor Julian in 360

Statue of Roman Emperor Julian. Ancient Byzantin clothing

Statue of Roman Emperor Julian in 360.

Statue of Roman Emperor Julian in 360.

Julian in 360 proclaims at the Palais des Thermes. Was found in 1850. Statue de l’empereur Julien, proclame en 360 au palais des Thermes. Fut trouvée en 1850.  Continue reading

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Merovingian king Clovis as founder of St. Genevieve.

Merovingian king Clovis as founder of St. Genevieve.

Merovingian king Clovis as founder of St. Genevieve.

Merovingian king Clovis as founder of St. Genevieve.

Clovis launching his ax with all the strength of his arm to indicate the place where he wanted to found St. Genevieve. Clovis lançant sa francisque de tout la force de son bras, pour indiquer la place où il voulait fonder Sainte-Geneviève.

The Abbey Sainte-Geneviève was an important, on a hill, the Montagne Sainte-Geneviève, in Paris (5th Arrondissement) next to the present parish church Saint-Étienne-du-Mont monastery founded, of which only some under a preservation remains the centuries have survived. The origins of the abbey extend to the 5th century back when the Frankish king Clovis I the construction of the apostles Paul and Peter church initiated, dedicated to Saints-Pierre et Paul Apôtres, in the later patron saint of Paris, Saint Genevieve was buried.

From thé book: Paris à travers les siècles. Histoire nationale de Paris et des Parisiens depuis la fondation de Lutèce jusqu’à nos jours, by Nicolas Jules Henri Gourdon de Genouillac. Published 1879.


Associated to:

  1. The Gallic and Gallo-Roman costume period.
  2. Frankish Merovingian costume history 4th and 5th century.
  3. Byzantine costume history. 5th to 6th century.
  4. Costumes of Carolingians in the 7th and 8 Century.
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Vestments of a Gaelic family around 1 AD.

Ancient Gaul familie clothing.

Vestments of a Gaelic family around 1 AD.

Ancient Vestments of a Gaelic family around 1 AD.

Famille Gauloise, Temps Primitifs.

From thé book: Paris à travers les siècles. Histoire nationale de Paris et des Parisiens depuis la fondation de Lutèce jusqu’à nos jours, by Nicolas Jules Henri Gourdon de Genouillac. Published 1879.

Associated to:

  1. The Gallic and Gallo-Roman costume period.
  2. Frankish Merovingian costume history 4th and 5th century.
  3. Byzantine costume history. 5th to 6th century.
  4. Costumes of Carolingians in the 7th and 8 Century.
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