Lady Arabella Stuart, 1615. Arbella Stuart (also Arabella, Arbelle) (1575 – 1615 at the Tower of London) was an English noblewoman, niece of Queen Mary Stuart, cousin of King James… Read More
Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham (1536-1624) was an English statesman and admiral. He was since 1575 Knight of the Garter. On 8 July 1585 Howard was appointed Lord High Admiral. A year later he was involved in the trial of Mary Stuart.
George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol (1612 − 1677), was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1640 until 1641 when he was raised to the House of Lords.
The young Fritz in Rheinsberg. Frederick II of Prussia. Drawing by Erich M. Simon. Styl, table 8, Issue 5/6.
Philip and his older brother William were the ‘incomparable pair of brethren’ to whom the First Folio of Shakespeare’s collected works was dedicated in 1623.
Henry Howard, 1st Earl of Northampton (1540 – 1614) was a significant English aristocrat and courtier. He built Northumberland House in London and superintended the construction of the fine house of Audley End.
Elisabeth Queen of Bohemia, Daughter of James the First, 1662. Elizabeth Stuart (1596 – 1662) was Princess of England and Scotland, and by her marriage to Frederick V of the Palatinate,… Read More
Stitched lace; known as point de Venise, 17th Century. Stitched lace. Alençon France, late 17th Century.
Canton Zurich. Swiss costumes.
English fashion in the 17th Century.