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King and Knight. Dresses of ceremony.

Costumes, Middle ages, Knight, England King, 12th century, Henry shaw

King and Knight.

King and Knight. England 12th century.

Initial letter, middle ages manuscript

D-Intial Letter. MS. Arundel, No. 91

DRESSES of ceremony for solemn occasions, particularly with persons in exalted stations, suffer fewer changes in the course of time, than those in common use. Our plate represents a king- of the latter end of the twelfth century, dressed in his robes of state; but we may probably take it as a good example of the regal costume during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.

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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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Richard I the Lionheart. Cœur de Lion.

Richard Cœur de Lion. England King Richard I. Lionheart. Mediaval knight.

Richard Cœur de Lion forgiving Bertrand de Gurdun. Who had attemted his life 1199.

Richard I the Lionheart 1157-1199.

Richard Ier Cœur de Lion, actually Richard Plantagenet; was from 1189 to his death King of England. From 1172 to the year of his coronation was Richard Duke of Aquitaine. Then he held the title of Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy and Count of Anjou.
Richard was the third son of King Henry II. Of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine.

Bertran de Gurdun also known as Pierre Basile and John Sabroz. According to the legend Richard let Pierre Basile, the enemy’s skirmishers of the deadly bolt, looking after winning the battle and bring to him and knighted him with the words: Continue reading

Crusaders in the 12th and 13 Century. Monastic robes and armor.

The Crusaders. 12th and 13 Century. Middle ages knights armor.

Crusaders, Outremer in the 12th and 13th century

Crusaders in the 12th and 13 Century. Monastic robes and armor.

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12th century clothing. Nobility, Pope, Jewish, Crusader

Nobility, Pope, Jewish clothing, Crusader. Middle ages costumes.

12th century clothing. Roman pope and king.

12th century clothing. Nobility, Pope, Jewish, Crusader

Medieval chivalary. Gothic fashion era.
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The influence of the Crusaders to the French clothing.

Crusaders and Outremer during the 12th and 13th century. Knights and religious orders during he middle ages.

Crusaders and Outremer during the 12th and 13th century

The influence of the Crusaders in the 13th to 14th century to the French clothing.

1270 to 1350

Severity of feminine costume – Long gowns and gimps – Marguerite of Provence – “Fermaux” – Reappearance of splendour in dress – Eastern customs – The priests of fashion – Haberdashery and peacock-feathers – Female embroiderers – Taste for embroidery – Continual temptations – Earliest sumptuary laws – Furs – St. Louis’s opinion on dress – Prohibitions by Philippe le Bel; speech made by his wife – Crépine. Continue reading

13th century clothing of Citizen, Knights, Aristocrats.

Middle ages gothic costume. 13th century clothing. German Citizen, Knights, Aristocrats, Lord Costumes

13th century clothing

13th century clothing of Citizen, Knight, Aristocrats, the Knights Templar.

Middle ages gothic period costumes.
Upper half of the picture: German Lord. German court ladies, aristocrats. German Knight family.
Lower half of the picture: Italian scholar. German citizen. Knight, Lord, the Knights Templar.

“On the history of costumes”. Munich pictures sheets. Published by Braun & Schneider, Munich c.1858 -1898s.