Medium Age. France. The challenger of the tournament. Noblemen of the court of Charles VIII. Entering the barriers to taking the oath. Noblemen of the court of Charles VIII.
THE subjects represented in this plate belong to the finest period of the Renaissance, when the art of the Italian miniature-painters had attained its highest pitch of perfection.
Italian princes in the fashion of the 15th century. Italian noblemen, heralds and squires in the fashion of Mi-Parti. Garments with coloured lobes, saddles and bells. Crakow shoes also known as poulaines or pikes.
A GERMAN NOBLE COSTUME.
PROCLAMATION OF A TOURNAMENT.
Éléonore de Portugal (~ 1436-1467). Impératrice du Saint-Empire romain germanique. La jeune fille qui relève le manteau de la princesse porte un petit voile bleu sur ses cheveux. La robe est rouge et laisse voir la chemise par des ouvertures aux épaules.
Frédéric a la tête couverte d’une espèce de thiare fond bleuâtre relevée d’ornemens d’or. Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire. Costume History. Late Middle Ages, early Renaissance.
Parisian printing. Renaissance era. 15th century.
Jack Cade and his insurrection. Jack Cade, assuming the name John Mortimer; (died July 12, 1450 in Heathfield, East Sussex) was an English rebel against the policies of Henry VI, which… Read More
During the reign of Henry VI. a reticulated headdress of a different shape was worn. It was in favour in France from about 1410 onwards. Headdresses of the 15th century.