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Europe in the time of Charles the Great 768 – 814.
Armed infantry warrior in brigandine. France 10th century.
Guerrier arme de la Brigantine. X° Siècle.
Charles the Fat encamped under the walls of Paris, 9th century.
Charles the Fat, Charles III, Carolingian Emperor encamped under the walls of Paris without daring to fight the Normans preferred to buy their retirement with money.
Charles le gros campa sous les murs de Paris sans oser combattre les Normands préférant acheter leur retraite à prix d’argent.
Charles III. (839-888) from the noble family of the Carolingian was 876-887 East Frankish king, 879-887 King of Italy, from 882 rulers in Bavaria, Franconia and Saxony, 885-888 West Frankish king and 881-888 Roman Emperor. The non-contemporary nickname of thickness he wore according to present knowledge wrongly. In the German rulers lists he is known as the third, but not in French lists. Charles applicable in the science of history as a “weak” sovereign, but this may also be related to his illness; probably he suffered from epilepsy.
Noble woman dress of the Carolingian Period about 890 to 900.
Carolingian Lord going to hunt with bird. 7th century.
Capetian noblewoman costume around 1190 to 1180, 12th century.
Noble Capétienne, Vers 1180 A 1190. From the book: Costumes civils et militaires des Français à travers les siècles. 1883. Author: Jean Baptiste Marie Augustin Challamel. Engraver: Meunier, Jean-Baptiste. Ouvrage couronné par l’Académie francaise.