Knight served by his squire and pages. 11th century. Chevalier servi par son écuyer et ses pages. From the book: Costumes civils et militaires des Français à travers les siècles.… Read More
Medieval Earl in armor leaving for the war, followed by his vassals. 8th, 9th century. Comte partant pour la Guerre, suive de ses Vassaux From the book: Costumes civils et militaires… Read More
Godfrey of Bouillon. First King of Jerusalem.
Clovis is proclaimed by the Salian Franks as king.
Statue of Roman Emperor Julian in 360. Julian in 360 proclaims at the Palais des Thermes. Was found in 1850. Statue de l’empereur Julien, proclame en 360 au palais des Thermes.… Read More
Clovis launching his ax with all the strength of his arm to indicate the place where he wanted to found St. Genevieve. Clovis lançant sa francisque de tout la force de son bras, pour indiquer la place où il voulait fonder Sainte-Geneviève.
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… Read More
Mary of Burgundy became Duchess of Burgundy after the death of her father Duke Charles the Bold in January 1477.
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.
Norman viking invasion in 845. Siege and attack on Paris by Vikings