The Norman Period. Medieval fashion and costume history of England 1066-1154. William the Conqueror, William II., Henry I., Stephen.
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 in French 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.
Knight in armor of the second crusade 1145–1149.
Capetian noblewoman costume around 1190 to 1180, 12th century. Noble Capétienne, Vers 1180 A 1190. From the book: Costumes civils et militaires des Français à travers les siècles. 1883. Author: Jean… Read More
Eleanor of Aquitaine of the House of Poitiers, was first Queen of France, then Queen of England. She was one of the most influential women of the Middle Ages.