Three of the figures here represented are taken from the magnificent manuscript of the Romance of the Rose
Christine de Pizan presenting her manuscript against the Roman de la Rose to Queen Isabeau of Bavaria, France c. 1410 – c. 1414.
Margaret of Anjou. She is dressed in a rich flowing robe, with a chain of gold round her neck. The lady kneeling behind the queen, who has also a chain of gold, is identified by tradition with the Duchess of Buckingham.
Clothilde (475-545), which is also known under the name Clotilda, Clotild, Rotilde or Chroctechildis, was the second wife of the Frankish King Clovis I.
Medieval room interior, 15th century. Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages from the 7th to the 17th centuries by Henry Shaw
The Limerick Mitre. Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages by Henry Shaw
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