Edward of Woodstock, named after his birthplace, Prince of Wales and Aquitaine, known as The Black Prince, but actually Edward Plantagenet; KG (June 15, 1330 in Woodstock, Oxfordshire; – June… Read More
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. Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted.
Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through to the end of the 19th century, the six volume work remains completely unique in its scope and detail. “Some books just scream out to be bought; this is one of them.” ― Vogue.com
Robin Hood was born at Locksley, in the county of Nottingham, in the reign of King Henry II, and about the year of Christ 1160.
The Exploits of King Richard I. the Third Crusade. The siege of Acre. The third crusade.