Tag: Modes et Costumes Historiques

Modes and Historical Costumes. “Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet. Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin London, 1864

Henri d’Albret in 1527. French nobility. Renaissance era.

Henri d'Albret. Ancien Régime fashion. French Renaissance clothing. France medieval costume

Henri d’Albret, 1503-1555, Grandfather From Henri IV in Renaissance clothing 1527. Henri d’Albret, brother-in-law of the French king Francis I (1497–1547). Henri ruled the independent kingdom of Navarre from 1518 to… Read More

Marguerite de Valois 1553–1615. Queen of France.

Marguerite, Valois, Margaret, France, Queen, Vertugado

Marguerite de Valois, daughter of Henri II of France, and first wife of Henri IV, the victor of Ivry, was born in 1553, divorced from Henri IV in 1598, and died in 1615. Illustration “Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin.