William Longespée, 1st Earl of Salisbury (1167-1226, also William I Longespée or Lungespée). MUCH of romantic interest is attached to the name of Longuespee. The first of the name, who… Read More
The warlike machines. Our wood-cuts represent some of the instruments used, during the middle ages, in carrying on sieges.
King Richard II. 1367-1400. Richard II (Richard Plantagenet, also known as Richard of Bordeaux 1367-1400), King of England from 1377 to 1399. PERHAPS no monarch under the same circumstances ever enjoyed… Read More
Fashion history. England from 1154 to 1216. Anjou-Plantagenêt ruling dynasty. HENRY II, 1154-1189; RICHARD I., 1189-1199; AND JOHN, 1199-1216.
13th century costume of a young nobleman. England costume of a young nobleman in the reign of King Henry III in summer dress, 1250.
Court life under the Plantagenets. Reign of Henry the Second.
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.
John Wyclif, also Wicklyf, Wicliffe, Wiclef, Wycliff, Wycliffe, called Doctor evangelicus, was an English philosopher, theologian and church reformer.
Richard I in French Cœur de Lion, actually Richard Plantagenet; was from 1189 to his death King of England. From 1172 to the year of his coronation was Richard Duke of Aquitaine. Then he held the title of Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy and Count of Anjou.
Eleanor of Aquitaine of the House of Poitiers, was first Queen of France, then Queen of England. She was one of the most influential women of the Middle Ages.