Sir Thomas More and his daughter Margaret

Thomas More. Margaret Roper. Tudor fashion. England history 16th century

Sir Thomas More and his daughter Margaret Roper, after a painting by John Rogers Herbert 1844

Sir Thomas More and his daughter Margaret

Margaret Roper (1505-1544), born More, was an English translator and the eldest daughter of the English humanist Sir Thomas More. She was considered one of the most educated women in Europe who was in frequent correspondence with Erasmus of Rotterdam. Her most significant achievements were her translations and her publication as an author as the first middle-class women in England.

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Charles D’Anjou, King of Sicily, 13ème siècle.

Charles D'Anjou. Roi de Sicile. dynastie royale française capétienne. histoire de la mode médiévale. costumes byzantins. 13 vêtements de siècle.

Charles D’Anjou. Dynastie royale française capétienne.13ème siècle.

Charles D’Anjou. Dynastie royale française capétienne.13ème siècle.

Charles I of Anjou (Italian Carlo d’Angiò; 1227-1285) was since 1266 King of Sicily. From 1282 his territory was limited to the continental part of the Kingdom, but the title remained unchanged. He is the progenitor of the older house of Anjou, a side branch of the French royal dynasty Capetian.

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