NOTES ON THREE ICONS. BY LEONARD WHARTON.
Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester Gilbert de Clare, 4th Earl of Hertford, 5th Earl of Gloucester, 1st Lord of Glamorgan, 7th Lord of Clare (1180 – 25 October 1230).
English kings Henry I and King John. IN one of the Cottonian manuscripts (Julius, E. IV.), a brief metrical chronicle of the kings of England, which has been attributed to… Read More
LADIES FASHION OF THE TWELFTH CENTURY. THE figures on the present plate are taken from different illuminations in the Cottonian Manuscript Nero C. IV. executed, probably, before the middle of… Read More
Coronation spoon of English monarchs.
ECCLESIASTICS OF THE TWELFTH CENTURY. NO class of figures occurs so frequently in the illuminations of our earlier manuscripts, as those of ecclesiastics of different grades; and as the older… Read More
Spanish warriors from a MS. of the end of the eleventh century EVERY step which we trace back in the history of the nations of Europe brings us nearer to… Read More
William Longespée, 1st Earl of Salisbury (1167-1226, also William I Longespée or Lungespée). MUCH of romantic interest is attached to the name of Longuespee. The first of the name, who… Read More
The warlike machines. Our wood-cuts represent some of the instruments used, during the middle ages, in carrying on sieges.
King and Knight. England 12th century. 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.… Read More