Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March was an English magnate, military and rebel. After the fall of King Edward II in 1326, he was the real regent of England until he himself was overthrown and executed in 1330.
Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)
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.
King Harold II (1020 -1066). Last Anglo-Saxon king of England. Killed at the Battle of Hastings.
Alfred was not called “the Great” until the Reformation in the 16th century. He is the only king in English history to have received this byname.
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)
Shields of Gallic, British, German and Iberian auxiliary Regiments. Clans in the Roman Empire. The shields of the Gauls. The Scottish Gaël; or, Celtic Manners
Thomas Becket (* 21 December 1118 in Cheapside, London; † 29 December 1170 in Canterbury), also known as Thomas of Canterbury, was Lord Chancellor of England and Archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170.
Richard I in French Cœur de Lion, actually Richard Plantagenet; was from 1189 to his death King of England. From 1172 to the year of his coronation was Richard Duke of Aquitaine. Then he held the title of Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy and Count of Anjou.
During the Wars of the Roses, Henry was the last survivor of the House of Lancaster and became its head. Through his marriage to the heiress of the House of York Elizabeth Plantagenet, England hoped for an end to the civil war between the two houses and a lasting peace.
Celtic relics, ornaments of gold and bronze. Spears, knives, and swords. Necklaces, pins of bronze, and ivory bracelets.
James Hamilton 1606-1649, was a son of James Hamilton, 2nd Marquess of Hamilton and his wife Anne Cunningham. He was educated with King Charles I, and stood to the same in the closest personal relationships.
King Charles the First 1648. From the House of Stuart. He was beheaded on the 30th of January, 1649 before the Banqueting House in London.