Fra ‘Jean de la Valette, Jean Parisot de La Valette, (1494 – 1568) was from 1557 until his death the 49th Grand Master of the Military Order of Malta and founder of present capital of Malta, Valletta.
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.
Sir Walter Raleigh was one of the most brilliant and one of the most ambitious men at the court of Queen Elizabeth.
Equestrian portrait of Henri IV in 1596 on horseback, aged 45. King of France.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)
Portraits of Antoine de Saint-Chamand, lord of Mery, an unknown lady and Henri IV before 1600.
Henri de Guise, leader of the Catholic League in France, is murdered by the royal guard in Blois on 23 December 1588.
Gabrielle d’Estrées, Duchesse de Beaufort et Verneuil, Marquise de Monceaux was from 1592 to 1599, the mistress of the French King Henry IV.
James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose was a Scottish nobleman who fought from 1644 to 1650 in the English Civil War in Scotland for the royal side.
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
Henry VIII. and Catherine Howard were married on July 28, 1540 at Oatlands Palace, in Surrey, immediately after the annulment of the marriage with Anne of Cleves. Portrait of Hans Holbein the Younger.
Sir Thomas More was an English statesman and author, noted renaissance humanist, councillor to Henry VIII, and Lord High Chancellor of England from October 1529 to 16 May 1532.