Anglo-Saxon King his armour-Bearer equipped for battle. Anno 750
The Anglo-Saxon women were habited with simplicity, convenience, and elegance.
Selections of the ancient costume of Great Britain and Ireland from the seventh to the sixteenth century, by Charles Hamilton Smith
From a painting on glass in the windows of St. Mary’s Hall, Coventry.
Sir William Gascoigne (c. 1350 – 1419), Knight, Chief Justice of the Kings Bench in 1413. Reign of King Henry IV.
John Viscount Beaumont K.G. Earl of Boulogne 1430. Courtier of the reign of King Henry VI. supposed to represent John Viscount Beaumont K.G. Earl of Boulogne. Constable and Lord High… Read More
Selections Of The Ancient Costume Of Great Britain. Tudor fashion era.
William Beauchamp of Bergavenny Anno 1392. 1st Baron Bergavenny, KG. Captain of Calais. Custos of the County of Pembroke in 1392.
Selections Of The Ancient Costume Of Great Britain And Ireland, from the 7th to the 16th century by Charles Hamilton Smith.
Knight in the reign of of King Edward II. and his son Edward III. (1312 – 1377).
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.” ― Vogue.com