Don Juan de Austria (Knight John of Austria; born February 24, 1547 Regensburg; † 1 October 1578 in Bouge, part of today Namur) was commander of the Spanish fleet and governor of the Habsburg Netherlands. He was the illegitimate son of Emperor Charles V and civil Barbara Blomberg of Regensburg.
While it has been maintained in France and Italy in the early 17th century in the courtly fashion color and a more convenient clothes style, Britain, the Habsburg Empire and Germany oriented to continue the strict Spanish courtly dress. A few years later with the enthronement of Louis XIV, France would be the leader in the European fashion. Baroque fashion period.
Second third of the 17th Century. Top row left: Citizens son. Wedding organizer. Citizen girl. Right: Swiss peasant costumes. Baroque period costumes. Bottom row left: Woman in church clothes. Waibel (Ushers). Runner. Right: Woman in mourning clothes. Great Waibel. Mayor.
Top row left: Noblewomen and noblemen in Spanish fashion of the years 1565-1570 Right: Knight and General in armor and armament under Emperor Charles V,. German lady in the Spanish fashion of 1560. Bottom row left to right: German nobleman in the fashion of 1570. Citizen of Nuremberg in festive costume from the year 1588. Right: Standard bearer and flutist in Spanish pants and doublet, ballad singer to 1570.
Prince of Scotland in spanish fashion 16th century.
Costumes historiques de ville ou de théatre et travestissements. Author: Achille Devéria and José Domínguez Bécquer. Publisher Paris: Goupil et Vibert 1831. Publisher London: Charles Tilt 1839. Printed by: Lemercier & Cie.