A YOUNG DUCHESS. THIRTEENTH CENTURY. THE accompanying rich and elegant costume has been extracted from a picture by the Duc de Seyde, who died, in the flower of his… Read More
A GERMAN FALCONER Middle ages, 13th century
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).
Coronation spoon of English monarchs.
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.
LADIES PLAYING ON THE HARP AND ORGAN. OSTUME, in the west of Europe, during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, was not strikingly characteristic of difference of countries; its changes were… 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.
Jeu de Paume Médiévale jeu de balle au 13ème siècle.
La Torture. Costumes du 13ème siècle. Procès verbal, extrait d’une procédure criminelle du XV, siècle.