Alfred was not called “the Great” until the Reformation in the 16th century. He is the only king in English history to have received this byname.
Noble woman dress of the Carolingian Period about 890 to 900.
Ancient warriors. Life-size figures in full armor and equipment. Carl Gimbel Collection.
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Carolingian Costume of a Noble Women in the reign of Charles the Bald (823-877).
Illustration to Bowyer’s edition of Hume’s ‘History of England’ 1798.
Carolingian clothing 751-987. Knight in armor, Bishop, Priest and Burgess.
Carolingian clothing 751-987. Carolingian Queen, Noblewoman and Prophetess.
Charles II the Bald (823–877 Holy Roman Emperor Charles II, King of West Francia), with Military Leader, Knight in armor, Musician.
Reign of Charlemagne – The women of the tenth century wear two tunics – Judith’s belt – A veil is obligatory – Miniatures in the Mazarin Library- Charles the Bald’s Bible Shoes – Dress of Queen Lutgarde – Dress of Rotrude and Bertha – Gisla and other kings women of the Emperor – The Successors of Charlemagne – Cannes – Adelaide of Vermandois – The dress of widows.
Frankish King Charles II the Bald, with two pages. Charles II dit le Chauve. Carolingian 9th century