Tag Archives: Knighthood

Knight is originally the designation for the armed, heavily armed, mounted warriors of the European Middle Ages.

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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Ancient warriors. Life-size figures in full armor.

Ancient warriors. Roman legionary, Gallic warrior, Greek Hoplite Warrior, Carolingian Frankish knights. Merovingian warriors, Carl Gimbel

Life-size warrior figures

Ancient warriors. Life-size figures in full armor and equipment.

Carl Gimbel Collection.

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German knights and nobel women 15th Century.

German knights, nobel women costumes. Medieval dresses. Renaissance clothing. Burgundian fashion.

German knights, nobel women 15th, 16th Century.

German knights and nobel women

German fashion in the XV. and XVI. Century.
Upper half of the image on the left: German knights and wife 1450. Right: German Prince and Princess in 1520.
Lower half of the image on the left: German citizen and citizens in arms, 1520. Right: German knight and woman in 1580.

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

German Medieval costumes 14th Century.

German Medieval costumes 14th Century. Medieval clothing. Middle ages dresses. Gothic fashion. Knights armor.

German Medieval costumes 14th Century.

German Medieval costumes 14th Century.

Top row left: Knightly costume second half of the 13th Century. Günther von Schwarzburg. Nobles lady. Roman King 1349. Right: Count to Orlamünde middle of 1300. Count to Katzenelnbogen 1315. Heinrich to Seinsheim 1360.
Bottom row left: Knight Rudolf von Sachsenhausen 1370. Knights Battle dress second half of 1300. Right: Knight Konrad von Bikenbach 1393. Nobel dress of Gudela von Holzhausen 1378. Knight Weikhard Frosch 1387.

On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.

French Fashion History 1270 – 1350. The Crusaders.

Crusader, Outremer, Knights religious, orders, 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

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Severity of feminine costume – Long gowns and gimps – Marguerite of Provence – “Fermaux” – Reappearance of splendor 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

Men-at-arms with lances. 16th century soldiers.

Men-at-arms with lances. Medieval Knight. Heavy cavalry. Renaissance 16th century soldiers.

Men-at-arms with lances. 16th century soldiers.

German knights, men-at-arms with lances, 16th century.

Renaissance era, 16th century soldiers. Heavy cavalry. Continue reading

Mounted Knights. Heavy cavalry 16th century.

Two mounted Knights. Heavy cavalry 16th century. German Renaissance military

Two mounted Knights

Mounted Knights in full armor. Heavy cavalry 16th century.

Knights riding to the tournament, 16th century. German Renaissance period.
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Knights tournament. 16th century cavalry.

Knights tournament jousting. Heavy cavalry. 16th century military. Renaissance Tournament

Knights tournament jousting. 16th century.

Knights tournament duel jousting. 16th century.

Fight Scene during a duel. Heavy cavalry of the 16th century.
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German knights in full armor. Heavy cavalry.

Knight, middle ages cavalry. Tournament, 16th century, military costumes, Chivalry,

German knights in full armor 16th century

German knights in full armor riding to the tournament.

German Renaissance period, 16th century. Heavy Cavalry.

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12th and 13th century clothing. Crusaders, Outremer.

Middle ages, Crusaders, Outremers,Monastic, costumes, Chivalry, military

12th and 13th century Crusaders, Outremer

12th and 13th century clothing: Crusaders, Outremer

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Costumes of the 12th century. Monastic, Nobility, Citizens, Knights.

Monastic, Nobility, Citizens, Knight, middle ages cavalry. Tournament, 12th century, military costumes, Chivalry,

Costumes of the 12th century

Costumes of the 12th century. Monastic, Nobility, Citizens, Knights.

Fashion during the middle ages. Byzantine, Gothic, Burgundy costume era.

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