Lady at the Court of Francis I, 1530. Renaissance fashion era. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).
Henri de Lorraine, duc de Guise. The Assassination of Henri of de Guise. France 16th century. Reign of Henri II. Renaissance.
Gabrielle d’Estrées, Duchesse de Beaufort et Verneuil, Marquise de Monceaux was from 1592 to 1599, the mistress of the French King Henry IV.
Anton Fugger of the lily. German merchant of the 16th century. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).
An English Gentleman costume in 1590. Tudor fashion era. Renaissance 16th century. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).
Henry VIII. and Catherine Howard were married on July 28, 1540 at Oatlands Palace, in Surrey, immediately after the annulment of the marriage with Anne of Cleves. Portrait of Hans Holbein the Younger.
Sir Thomas More was an English statesman and author, noted renaissance humanist, councillor to Henry VIII, and Lord High Chancellor of England from October 1529 to 16 May 1532.
The Egg of Columbus The Egg of Columbus is a phrase that describes an amazingly simple solution to an intractable problem. Fashion, New Edition: The language of clothes (Smithsonian).
History of the Army. German Landsquenet soldiers 1562. 16th century mercenary military.
Imperial Herald from the first half of the 16th century. Colored pen drawings by Hans Holbein. Garb of the common lansquenets.