Dame Française de la suite de Marie Stuart. French lady of the suite of Mary Stuart in 1560.
England Tudor fashion era. Renaissance period.
Mary Stuart (Stuart is the French spelling of Stewart) was born on 8th December 1542 as the only legitimate daughter of King James V of Scotland and his second wife Marie de Guisein in Linlithgow Palace (Linlithgow is the former capital of the Scottish county whose official name is now West Lothian).
She was 1542-1567 as Mary I Queen of Scots, and by marriage to Francis II, Queen of France from 1558 to 1560. On 8 February 1587 she was executed at Fotheringhay Castle and later buried by her son James I in Westminster Abbey.
Source: Costumes historiques, de la ville ou de théâtre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria (French, 1800–1857) and José Domínguez Bécquer. Publisher Paris: Goupil et Vibert 1831. Publisher London: Charles Tilt 1839. Printed by: Lemercier & Cie. Editorially restored.
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.