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Pontifical Sandals / Vestments of St. Thomas à Becket, Treasury of Sens Cathedral (12th Century)

12th century physician Trepanning woman for pain

Pilgrim's Badge depicting the shrine of St Thomas Becket at Canterbury Cathedral, ca. 1400 English Pewter. One of the best visual records of England's premier shrine. The shrine itself was sadly destroyed in 1538 by the commissioners of Henry VIII.

the ruined church and ancient graveyard of St Thomas Becket at Heptonstall, which inspired the poem November Graveyard

Keep at Goodrich Castle. 12th century fortification.

Martyrdom of St Thomas Becket by Lawrence OP, via Flickr

Thorsberg Trousers, 4th century

When I look at this dapper Victorian gent, one of Liesl's classic Sound of Music lines wafts into my mind to accompany this image, "Bachelor dandies, drinkers of brandies". #Victorian #19th_century #1800s #photograph #antique #vintage #man #top_hat

The so-called Gumbertus Bible. The late 12th-century manuscript stands almost 70 cm tall and contains 394 parchment leaves. The “Giant Bible” (an official term in book culture) contains beautiful, delicate even, illumination, as this image shows. Erlangen, Universitätsbibliothek, MS 1 (12th century).