Merovingian queen costume from the fifth to the eighth century.
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Young Gallic Woman 5th to 7th century.
Un chef des Franks. (D’après Monfaucon.)
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The Nobility. State Costume — Men 6th, 7th and 8th Centuries. Goldsmiths’ Work. Costume of the Middle Classes Men. Lower Classes. The Glove. Costume of the Nobility Women. Jewellery of the Franks.
Ancient warriors. Life-size figures in full armor and equipment. Carl Gimbel Collection.
Clotilde princess of Burgundy (475–545), second wife of King Clovis I, Salian Frankish dynasty. Medieval Merovingian Frankish Queen.
Merovingian period, France 5th century nobility fashion. Costumes historiques par Achille Devéria
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.
Henry II was married to Cunegonde of Luxembourg. They had no children, Henry II. was thus the last emperor of the dynasty of the Ottos. Pope Eugene III. spoke him in 1146 sacred
Reign of Charlemagne – The women of the tenth century wear two tunics – Judith’s belt – A veil is obligatory – Miniatures in the Mazarin Library- Charles the Bald’s Bible Shoes – Dress of Queen Lutgarde – Dress of Rotrude and Bertha – Gisla and other kings women of the Emperor – The Successors of Charlemagne – Cannes – Adelaide of Vermandois – The dress of widows.