French court dress during the 16th century

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French court dress during the 16th century

French court dress.

Fashion at the end of the 16th century.

  • 1 – Guards under Charles IX. and Henry III.
  • 2 – Swiss Guard.
  • 3 – Soldier.
  • 4 and 5. – Court dresses.
  • 6 – Louise de Lorraine  (1553 –1601) Queen consort, wife of Henry III.
  • 7 – Registrar.
  • 8 – President of Parliament.
  • 9 – Doctor of Medicine.
  • 10 – Margaret of Lorraine Duchess of Alençon (14631521) .
  • 11 – Henry III.
  • 12. 13. – Court dresses at the time of Henry IV. at the end of the 16th century.
  • 14 – Henry IV. to 16th century.
Illustration, stag beetle


Note:  Young lady going for a walk. Switzerland 17th c.

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