Introduction of the art of printing. Caxton reading the first proof sheet from his printing press in the Almonry, Westminster Abbey, March 1474
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
Lackey runner 15th century. According to a colored print of 1567. Laquais coureur au XV siècle. D’après une estampe coloriée de 1567. From the book: Costumes civils et militaires des Français… Read More
Mary of Burgundy became Duchess of Burgundy after the death of her father Duke Charles the Bold in January 1477.
Richard III was from 1483 until his death at the Battle of Bosworth King of England. He was the last British monarch of the House of Plantagenet and also the last, who died on a battlefield.
During the Wars of the Roses, Henry was the last survivor of the House of Lancaster and became its head. Through his marriage to the heiress of the House of York Elizabeth Plantagenet, England hoped for an end to the civil war between the two houses and a lasting peace.
The Knight in shining armor. Many incidents are related of his bravery.
The Hennin. Headdresses of the Middle ages, 15th century. The Development of the Hennin.
Medieval Flanders costumes. 15th century.
Company and friendship. The knight and the lady. 15th century. XVe siècle en France. Compagnie et, amitié.