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
Fashion history. England from 1154 to 1216. Anjou-Plantagenêt ruling dynasty. HENRY II, 1154-1189; RICHARD I., 1189-1199; AND JOHN, 1199-1216.
Content: The Norman Period William the Conqueror, 1066-1087. by Mrs. Charles H. Ashdown.
Contents: Syria during the period of the crusades, 1096-1291.
French crossbowman of the 12th Century. Militia of commons. Milice des communes, Arbaletrier. XII° Siècle.
England medieval clothing 1200 to 1300. From left: Physician, Gentleman, Bishop, King, Queen, Costume of a Lady, Nobleman, Rustic. From the book: Pictures and short extracts from The National and Domestic… Read More
Court life under the Plantagenets. Reign of Henry the Second.
Thomas Becket (* 21 December 1118 in Cheapside, London; † 29 December 1170 in Canterbury), also known as Thomas of Canterbury, was Lord Chancellor of England and Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170.
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… Read More