Monastic habit of spiritual orders from Poland, Germany and Flanders from the 10th to the 18th century.
A KNIGHT OF THE GARTER.
The Society of La Calza was an association of young Venetian noblemen and a few strangers of high rank.
The plate which we give represents a group of simple musicians of the time of Edward III, and the singularity of their costume proves that a taste for the grotesque in dress had already made sensible progress at this period.
Anna Dauphine d’Auvergne (1358 – 1417) Countess of Forez, Comtesse de Montpensier
Edward III. from the Anjou Plantagenet dynasty, is considered one of the most important English rulers of the Medieval times.
Anjou-Plantagenêt ruling dynasty of medieval England
DAN Chaucer, as he is termed by some of our older writers, is the popular representative of the earlier period of English poetry; indeed he may be considered The Poet, par excellence, of the English Middle Ages.
The portrait was probably made about the time of the battle of Poitiers
Richard II (Richard Plantagenet, also known as Richard of Bordeaux 1367-1400), King of England from 1377 to 1399.