During the Wars of the Roses, Henry was the last survivor of the House of Lancaster and became its head. Through his marriage to the heiress of the House of York Elizabeth Plantagenet, England hoped for an end to the civil war between the two houses and a lasting peace.
Anne Boleyn, 1st Marquess of Pembroke was the second of the six wives of Henry VIII and Queen of England from 1533 to 1536.
The Knight in shining armor. Many incidents are related of his bravery.
Capetian queens costume 1380. 14th century fashion. Reine capétienne en 1360: (Portail de la cathédrale de Chartres.) From the book: Costumes civils et militaires des Français à travers les siècles. 1883.… Read More
Reigns of Henri IV. and Louis XIII. 1590 to 1614. French fashion history of the Renaissance and Baroque era. Vertugadins. Dress of Marguerite de France. Low-cut bodices. Spanish court dress.
French court dresses. Renaissance fashion at the end of the 16th century
Opposition to the laws of King Henri III. on dress — The wife of President N .— How both sexes evaded the edicts – Gowns from Milan — Mixture of masculine and feminine fashions —Rage for perfumes — Recognition of rank is demanded — Costumes worn at Cognac by Marguerite de Valois in presence of the Polish, ambassadors, and her costume at Blois — Brantôme’s opinion — Pointed bodices, puffed out sleeves, and “bourrelets” — Remarks on hair — Ridiculous dress of men — Poucet, the preacher — Satirical lines on Joyeuse — Witty remark of Pierre de I’Estoile — Starch used by Henri III. — Cushions.
Renaissance Armor. Closed helmet with visor. 1500-1550. Europa (Provenance unknown). Yelmo cerrado, y con visera. 1500-1550. Source: Galería del Arte Decorativo: Enciclopedia Universal de Trajes, Armas, Muebles, Arquitectura, Útiles Domésticos y… Read More
Spanish armor or corselet of the sixteenth century. Spain Renaissance. Middle armor or corslet of the sixteenth century. España. Media armadura ó corselete del siglo XVI. Source: Galería del Arte Decorativo:… Read More
Italian Armory from Turin. 16th century. Europe. Breastplate chiseled and maqueada. Sixteenth century. Armory Turin. Coraza cincelada y maqueada del siglo XVI. Armeria de Turin. Source: Galería del Arte Decorativo: Enciclopedia… Read More