Tudor fashion in the 16th Century.

English Tudor fashion era. Henry VIII, Anne of Cleves. Earl of Angus. King Edward VI. Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland.

English Tudor fashion in the XVI. Century.

English Tudor fashion in the XVI. Century.

Top row left to right: Henry VIII, Anne of Cleves. Right: Clothing of a merchant in London. Cavalier clothing between 1550-1600. Clothes of a lady at the court of Queen Elizabeth.
Bottom row left to right: Mary of Scotland. Douglas Earl of Angus. King Edward VI. Right: Lord Darnley, consort of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland. Marquess of Dorset. Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland.

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


  1. The reign of Elizabeth. The days of Queen Bess.
  2. Mary Queen of Scots at Lochleven Castle
  3. Mary Stuart receiving her death warrant.
  4. French lady costume at the court of Marie Stuart.
  5. King James (1566-1625) from England. Son of Marie Stuart.
  6. Pictures and Royal Portraits Illustrative of English and Scottish History:
  7. Reigns of John and of Charles V. 1350 to 1380. (Medieval, Byzantine, Gothic)
  8. Reigns’ of Charles VI. and Charles VII. 1380 to 1461. (Medieval, Gothic, Burgundy)
  9. Reigns of Louis XI, Charles VIII, and Louis XII. 1461 to 1515 (Late Medieval, Burgundy, early Renaissance)
  10. Reign of Francis I. 1515 to 1545. (Renaissance, Tudor)
  11. Reign of Henry II. 1547 to 1558. (Tudor, Renaissance)
  12. Reign of Francis II. 1559 to 1560. (Tudor, Renaissance)
  13. Reign of Charles IX. 1560 to 1574. (Tudor, Renaissance, Spanish court dress)
  14. Reign of Henri III. 1574 to 1589. (Renaissance, early Baroque, Spanish court dress, Tudor)
  15. Reigns of Henri IV. and Louis XIII. 1589 to 1643. (Renaissance, Baroque)
  16. Reign of Louis XIV. 1643 to 1715. (Baroque)
  17. Reign of Louis XV. 1715 to 1774. (Rococo)
  18. Reign of Louis XVI. 1774 to 1780. (Late Rococo)
  19. Reign of Louis XVI. 1780 to 1789. Le Pouf. Fashion in the Ancien Régime.
  20. The Reticulated Headdress. 15th century. Medieval Burgundy era.
  21. The Hennin. 15th century. Medieval Burgundy era.
  22. Costumes de Noblesse du 14ème siècle. Histoire de la mode médiévale.
  23. Gabrielle d’Estrées, mistress of the French King Henry IV. 16th century, Renaissance fashion era.
  24. Henri de Lorraine, duc de Guise. France 16th century. Huguenot wars.
  25. Madame de Pompadour. Her political power and general influence to Louis XV. Rococo era.
  26. 15th century medieval room interior. The history of Tobit. Historia Scholastica.
  27. The Corset and the Crinoline. Introduction of Cottes-Hardies. The Ladies of Old France.
  28. Pictures and Royal Portraits Illustrative of English and Scottish History.
  29. Les Modes de la Renaissance de l’an 1461 à l’an 1574.
  30. The Corset and the Crinolin.
  31. Characters of The Commedia dell Arte. Italian Renaissance Theater.
  32. The Rise of Monachism. Monastic costumes history.
  33. On the history of costumes. Fashion gallery from ancient until the 19th century.
Note:  Civil costume of German citizen. Last third of the 16th century.

The Tudor Tailor: Reconstructing Sixteenth-Century Dress by Ninya Mikhaila & Jane Malcolm-Davies.

A valuable sourcebook for costume designers, dressmakers and those involved in historical reenactments, this book contains all the information you need to create authentic clothes from the Tudor period.

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