The first Robert Bruce came to England as a knight of Normandy, in the wake of William the Conqueror. After William’s victory over Harold, he sent him to the northern parts of England to subdue them.
BEAUTIFUL horns of hammered and embossed bronze belonging to the Corporations of Canterbury and Dover.
The Palace of Blois affords an example of successive changes in the buildings, from the original castle to the period of the Renaissance.
War armour from 1350 to about 1460, in the period of the Hundred Years War. The development of the Bascinet helmet of the knight’s armour in the Middle Ages
The two people in this plate lived very late in the 14th Century and were probably young fashionables who were up to the minute in their styles.
Byzantium and Abyssinia. Patriarchal type. The Maronites and the Byzantine Orthodox churches. The Abyssinian Cross. Emperor of the Eastern Empire and Princes of the Imperial Family. The Tiara and the Crown.
Transport wagons, coaches and carriages in 16th and 17th century Europe. Coaches in France. Continental carriages in the 13th and 14th century.
The Doge of Venice from the 9th to the 16th century. State regalia. Officials. Jewish merchant of the 14th century.
Glass painting of church windows with grisaille window roses. Painting on glass attained its highest excellence in the thirteenth century.
Renaissance. Italian and Dutch types. Female fashions in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. The coloring of the hair in Venice.