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1400's Historical

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Battle standard (detail) of the Ghent civic militia emblazoned with the Maid of Ghent, attributed to Agnes vanden Bossche, ca 1482

highlights - fotogalerij - STAM

Polychrome Velvet, early 1400s Italy, early 15th century,velvet weave (cut and voided), silk thread

Polychrome Velvet

Sheep in Pen. French 15th cent. MS Douce 195

Chevaliers and footmen in combat (battle of Grandson, 2 March 1476).

szpital - Avicenna, Canon Medicinae, c. 1450. Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Firenze

Manuscrit du XVè siècle

Petites Heures de la reine Anne de Bretagne. Date d'édition : 1401-1500 Type : manuscrit Langue : Latin Format : Parchemin. - AB + 78 feuillets. - 170 × 120 mm Droits : domaine public Identifiant : ark:/12148/btv1b84328965

Petites Heures de la reine Anne de Bretagne.

Folding table, 15th C. Musée National du Moyen Âge

: Furniture Design , History

Female teacher. Prayer book with an alphabet and texts for beginning readers Netherlands, S.; c. 1445.

Ellesmere manuscript of The Canterbury Tales (Huntington Library MS EL 26 C9), c. 1410 • Просмотр темы - Миниатюры изображающие людей разных професий за работой

RED ROSE~~ The Marriage of Catherine of Valois and Henry V of England, the winner at the Battle of Agincourt, in1420. Their marriage lasted only 2 years, then Henry died due to the cold. Catherine gave birth to future Henry VI and entered into an amorous relationship with the keeper of her household or wardrobe, Owen Tudor.

Reinette: September 2012

detail of cabinet, Avincenna Canon medicianae Florence, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana. Ferrarese style by Mateo Crivelli 1452-1476

Jean Froissart, one of the great writer of Chronicles which bore beautiful illuminations the fifteenth century. Text with harmony and sensitivity, making a perfect partnership with the illuminator. Title: Chroniques. Origin Netherlands, S. (Bruges), Date: Last quarter of the 15th century, before 1483. Language: French. Medieval Imago & Dies Vitae Idade Media e Cotidiano.

St Jerome in his Study (detail),1480, Fresco, Ognissanti, Florence by Domenico Ghirlandaio (b. 1449, Firenze, d. 1494, Firenze)

St Jerome in his Study (detail) by Domenico Ghirlandaio

Miniatura tratta da una edizione francese del De mulieribus claris, di Giovanni Boccaccio (1402 - Parigi, Bibliothèque Nationale de France). L'aristocratica Tanaquil è impegnata al telaio.

Le Livre des Conquestes et Faits d'Alexandre. Milieu XVe siècle

Commentaires sur : Architecture d’Aujourd’hui n° 88 p. 6-7

Schachzabel, early 15th century

Preparation of hypocras (mid 15th century). Note the sugarloafs and the manicum hippocraticum (Hippocratic Sleeve) - a cloth device for filtering the spiced wine, based on Hippokrates writings on water filtering devices; Tractatus de herbis, c142r Modena bib estense, ms.alfa L.2.98, Lat.993

Siege of Constantinople from Bibliothèque nationale mansucript Français 9087 (folio 207 v). The Turkish army of Mehmet II attacks Constantinople in 1453. Some soldiers are pointing canons to the city and others are pulling boats to the Golden Horn. The city looks like quite gothic. Date Lille, 1455 (1453?)

This image is from a French manuscript of the 15th century, Le Roman de la Rose.

Magdalena of Valois, Princessse de Viana (1443-1495), daughter of Charles VII of France and Marie of Anjou, shown here with her fiance Ladislaus the Posthumous who died before they were married,1457 by unknown Austrian artist

Reinette: Valois Princesses

Crown of Margaret of York, an extremely rare example of English medieval metalwork is the silver gilt crown, dating from c1461. She wore this crown at her wedding to Charles the Bold in Bruges 1468, & later presented it to the altar of Our Lady in Aachen on her visit in 1475, thus sparing it from destruction in either the Reformation or English Civil War. The original leather case also survives & is displayed alongside.

Lady Margaret Plantagenet Crown worn at her wedding on 9th July 1468 to Charles the Bold of Bruges, it bears her name and the white roses of York in coloured enamel and is encrusted with pearls

Medieval Christmas Traditions: The feast of the peacock, 15th century. Yes, when they served peacock at Christmas, they served it with the feathers on. Well, they took the skin and the feathers off to cook it, and then wrapped them back around the bird when it was done so it was presented at the table looking more like it did when it was alive. Sometimes, if they were feeling really extravagant, they gilded the combs. True fact.

Interesting Pretties: A Medieval Christmas in England

The Wellcome Library has acquired a gorgeous 15th century manuscript with fold-out illustrations relating to astrology and medicine. Previously unknown to scholars - in fact, it turns out to have been owned by eccentric English poet Edith Sitwell.