Margaret was the daughter of Christian I, King of Denmark and Dorothea of Brandenburg.
Noble lady with superb head-dress, bordered with fleurs-de-lys, is worthy of the court of one of the most gallant of the French princes.
This period from 1300 to 1500 was full of the eccentricities of extreme fashion.
Medium Age. France. The challenger of the tournament. Noblemen of the court of Charles VIII. Entering the barriers to taking the oath. Noblemen of the court of Charles VIII.
The two people in this plate lived very late in the 14th Century and were probably young fashionables who were up to the minute in their styles.
The cotehardie has adopted its main characteristics from the houppelande. The doublet or gipon. Fashion history. Burgundy 15th century.
French school, second half of the 15th century.
Portrait of Margaret of York (1446 – 1503), wife of Charles the Bold. The lady with the hennin.
A doctor of rights. Women’s costumes. A princely gathering. At that time, people looked less at wealth than at the number of costumes.
War costumes of the Middle ages. France 12th, 13th and 14th centuries. Weapons from the 12th to 15th centuries. Armor, weapons, flags, banners, standards.
In the days of the Capetian Kings. Odette de Champdivers called La Petite Reine, was mistress of the mad French king Charles VI.