English fashion in the 17th Century.

English fashion, 17th century, Royalist, soldier, William Villiers, Viscont, Anna, Countess, Chesterfield,Francis, Duchess, Richmond, Palace, Guard, Costumes, citizens, Slingsby Bethel, Sheriff, fashion history

English fashion in the 17th Century.

English fashion in the 17th Century.

Top row left to right: Anna, Countess of Chesterfield 1640. Gentleman of the court of Charles II 1665. Duke of Newcastle 1646. Right: William Villiers Viscont of Grandison 1640. Royalist soldier 1649. Nobleman 1649.
Bottom row left: Slingsby Bethel, Sheriff of London 1680. Cavalier under Charles II 1680. Duchess of Cleveland 1675. Right: James Marquis of Hamilton 1620. English citizens 1645. Francis Duchess of Richmond 1620. Palace Guard 1625. Baroque period, Galante Conduite.

Source: On the history of costumes. Münchener Bilderbogen. Edited by Braun and Schneider 1860.

Note:  Shoes of the 17th and 18th century. Reign of George II.

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