Parisian printing house. 15th Century. According to Roigny-Jehan, bookseller-printer in Paris. (Sylvestre, Typographical marks, Carnavalet, vol. 2.)
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A city council was appointed in France in the Middle Ages, as a judge of the feudal lord. I
Marchand de verres et cristaux (“Voirre jolis !”) au XVe siècle. Cris de Paris, Bibl. Carnavalet. Gravure extraite de l’ouvrage de H. Gourdon de Genouillac.
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Soldat aventurier pillard. XVIe siècle.
Modes de coiffures de femmes aux XVe et XVIe siècles.
Pictures and short extracts from The National and Domestic History of England
Court etiquette during the Renaissance. Concert given to Marguerite of Austria during her meal.
Costumes of Prince, Squire and servant in the 15th century. Prince, Écuyer et valets au XVe siècle. Costumes civils et militaires.
Madeleine of France also called Magdalena of Valois (1443 – 1495), daughter of Charles VII, King of France and Mary of Anjou
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