Philippa of Hainault. Queen of England in 1369.

Philippa of Hainault. Middle ages Queen of England. 14th century costume

Philippa of Hainault. Queen of England

Philippa of Hainault. Queen of England 1369.

Philippa of Hainault;, or Philippa d’Avesnes, Countess of Holland-Hainaut, 1311-1369 was the wife of King Edward III. of England. She became on January 24, 1328 in the Cathedral of York with the fifteen year old Edward, her second cousin, married. In historiography she is considered to be a good-hearted woman who her husband after the siege of Calais (1346) dissuaded him, through the execution of six posh citizens to make an example.

From the marriage with Edward thirteen children were born, including five sons who lived to adulthood and whose rivalry were ultimately be triggers of the Wars of the Roses.

From the book: Selections Of The Ancient Costume Of Great Britain And Ireland, from the 7th to the 16th Century by Charles Hamilton Smith. London: Printed by William Bulmer and Co. Shakspeare-Press, for Messrs. Colnaghi and Co. Cockspur Street, 1814 Engraver: Atkinson, John Augustus, 1775 c. 1833, Havell, Robert, d. 1832,  Merigot, James. Hill, John, 1770-1850.

Note:  Roger Walden. English clergyman of the 14th century. Bishop of London.

Leave a Reply

Auguste Racinet. The Costume History by Françoise Tétart-Vittu.

Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style. Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted.

Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through to the end of the 19th century, the six volume work remains completely unique in its scope and detail. “Some books just scream out to be bought; this is one of them.” ―

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)

Fashionpedia - The Visual Dictionary Of Fashion Design

Fashionpedia - The Visual Dictionary Of Fashion Design

FASHIONPEDIA is a visual fashion dictionary covering all the technical terms from style to material to production with illustrations and infographics. It encompasses rich, extensive information and yet is easy to read. Whether you are an industry insider or a fashion connoisseur, FASHIONPEDIA is all you will ever need to navigate the fashion scene.

Textilepedia. The Complete Fabric Guide.

The Textile Manual is an encyclopaedia of textile information, from material to yarn, from fabric structure to the finishing process. Encompassing practical tips for a range of textiles and detailed visuals, this ultra-accessible manual is the perfect companion for fashion aficionados and aspiring fashion designers.