Sir Walter Raleigh was one of the most brilliant and one of the most ambitious men at the court of Queen Elizabeth.
Henry IV at the Battle of Ivry. King Henry IV indicating its white plume at the Battle of Ivry on March 14, 1590. “Stand with my white plume”. Henri IV… Read More
Chevau-légers. The Guard troops of the Ancien Régime. The king’s guard. Sergeant in armor. 1560 to 1600.
Gendarme of France in 16th century. Baroque fashion. A Gendarme in 1593. Gendarme of the first company of children of honor in 1596.
Equestrian Portrait of Henry IV in 1596 on horseback, aged 45. King of France. According to Thomas de Leu. Drawing Chevignard. (1553-1610) Jean-Louis-Joseph-Camille (Engraver)
Bourgeois of Paris in the 16th century.
Woman of Bayonne. Region Aquitaine. 16th century. According to an engraving of the French National Library.
The assassination of David Riccio. David Riccio was the secretary of Mary Queen of Scots. He was killed before her eyes.
Bodyguard of French king Francis I. 1515 to 1545. Renaissance. According to a miniature of the time by Gaignièrs.
Fashion portraits of the renaissance, early baroque. Portraits of Pied D’Antoine de Saint-Chamand, Lord of Mery, a incnonnue lady and Henry IV before 1600. According to the Compendium of Gaignières.