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Sir Walter Raleigh and the New World

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Sir Walter Raleigh. Elizabethan era. Tudor costume. 16th century. fashion

Sir Walter Raleigh (c. 1554 – 1618)

Sir Walter Raleigh tries to settle a colony in America.

Sir Walter Raleigh (1552 or 1554 in Hayes Barton, Devonshire; † October 29, 1618 in London, executed) was an English sailor, explorer, soldier, spy, politician, poet and writer and favorite of Queen Elizabeth I. His surname is also found in the spellings Rawley, Ralegh and Rawleigh. With the support of wealthy investors he financed several trips to Virginia in order to realize its colonial goals there. As a result of financed from Raleigh expeditions was in 1585 the founding of Roanoke in North Carolina.

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Equestrian Portrait of Henry IV.

Henri IV, Equestrian Portrait. scepter, hat, scarf, weave, fashion, baroque, 16th century, King of France

Equestrian Portrait of Henry IV in 1596 on horseback.

Equestrian Portrait of Henry IV in 1596 on horseback, aged 45. King of France.

According to Thomas de Leu. Drawing Chevignard. (1553-1610)
Jean-Louis-Joseph-Camille (Engraver)
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Fashion portraits of the 16th century.

Fashion portraits Renaissance fashion history. 16th century costumes.

Renaissance fashion portraits. 16th century.

Fashion portraits of the renaissance, early baroque.

Portraits of Pied D’Antoine de Saint-Chamand, Lord of Mery, a incnonnue lady and Henry IV before 1600. According to the Compendium of Gaignières.
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Henri de Lorraine, duc de Guise.

Henri de Lorraine, Duc de Guise, dit le Balafré. Histoire de la mode renaissance. 16ème siècle costume.

Henri de Lorraine, Duc de Guise, dit le Balafré. Assassiné le 23 décembre 1588.

Henri de Lorraine, duc de Guise.

France 16th century. Reign of Henri II. Renaissance fashion history.

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Gabrielle d’Estrées.

Gabrielle d'Éstreés, Duchesse de Beaufort. Mistress Henry IV. France 16th century fashion. Baroque costume history

Gabrielle d’Éstreés, Duchesse de Beaufort. Mistress of Henry IV. 16th century.

Gabrielle d’Estrées (1570-1599).

Gabrielle d’Estrées, Duchesse de Beaufort et Verneuil, Marquise de Monceaux was from 1592 to 1599, the mistress of the French King Henry IV.

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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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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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