The son of King Henry II. by his celebrated mistress, Fair Rosamond. Much of romantic interest is attached to the name of Longuespee.
The warlike machines. Our wood-cuts represent some of the instruments used, during the middle ages, in carrying on sieges.
COSTUME, in the west of Europe, during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, was not strikingly characteristic of difference of countries. When, however, we pass to the south, and enter the warm clime and free states of Italy, we find the dresses of all classes have an entirely different character.
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 (French for “play with the palm”) was a forerunner of tennis, the game is already occupied in the Middle Ages in cloisters.
Torture au Moyen Age. Italie vêtements du 13ème siècle. Procès verbal, extrait d’une procédure criminelle du XV, siècle. Costumes historiques. Gravés par Paul Mercuri, texte historique par Camille Bonnard.
Charles D’Anjou. Dynastie royale française capétienne.13ème siècle. Charles I of Anjou (Italian Carlo d’Angiò; 1227-1285) was since 1266 King of Sicily. From 1282 his territory was limited to the continental… Read More
Les femmes des gentilshommes unissaient sur leurs manteaux ou surcots les armoiries de leurs époux avec celles de leur famille.
The Queens of England. Eleanor of Castile (also Leonor, 1241 – † 28 November 1290 in Harby, Nottinghamshire) was the first wife of King Edward I. Royal Consort of England.
Syria during the period of the crusades, 1096-1291. The crusades. The county of Edessa. The principality of Antioch. The county of Tripoli.
The kingdom of Jerusalem. List of places and names.