The son of King Henry II. by his celebrated mistress, Fair Rosamond. Much of romantic interest is attached to the name of Longuespee.
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.
Head-dresses of the ladies of the 15th century. Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages by Henry Shaw
The warlike machines. Our wood-cuts represent some of the instruments used, during the middle ages, in carrying on sieges.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
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From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Bartlett’s Classic Illustrations of America: All 121 Engravings from American Scenery, 1840 (Dover Fine Art, History of Art). Extremely rare engravings after illustrations of mid-19th-century America by eminent English artist. … Read More
Dresses of ceremony for solemn occasions, particularly with persons in exalted stations, suffer fewer changes in the course of time, than those in common use.
The costume of the ladies, in particular, was there extremely light and graceful. Our plate represents two ladies of Siena, in the costume of the beginning of the fourteenth century.
The Norman Period. Medieval fashion and costume history of England 1066-1154. William the Conqueror, William II., Henry I., Stephen.
The Saxons commenced their conquests during the fifth century, but it was not until the year 720 that the earliest MS. preserved to us saw the light.
Ruler of the Frankish kingdom. Clovis first king of the Franks. Founder of the Merovingian dynasty. The Puppet Kings, Charles Martel.
Henry VI, (1421 – 1471) was the last king of England from the house Lancaster. The house Lancaster is a side line of the House Plantagenet and an English royal dynasty.