German court costumes c. 1430. Fashion of wearing bells in this manner originated in Germany, and was one of the many fanciful details introduced at the time of Anne of Bohemia’s marriage in 1383.
The Norman conquest. A critical inquiry into ancient armor. William the Conqueror. 1066. The state of Armour in Britain when William led his army of Normans.
DURING near three centuries, scarcely any single literary production enjoyed so great a popularity as the French poem called the Roman de la Rose.
The most ancient specimen of what to all appearance is a true enamelled work is the ring of Athelwulf, the father of Alfred, preserved in the British Museum, and engraved on the accompanying plate.
A doctor of rights. Women’s costumes. A princely gathering. At that time, people looked less at wealth than at the number of costumes.
War costumes of the Middle ages. France 12th, 13th and 14th centuries. Weapons from the 12th to 15th centuries. Armor, weapons, flags, banners, standards.
Costumes historiques des XIIIe, XIVe et XVe siècles. Gondole Vénitienne. The Venetian gondola and gondolier in the 15th century.
In the days of the Capetian Kings. Odette de Champdivers called La Petite Reine, was mistress of the mad French king Charles VI.
Head-dress, Clasp for a Cloak, Rosary and Alms-box, from a painting by Van Eyck
A KNIGHT OF THE GARTER.