High Middle Ages

The High Middle Ages was the period of European history around the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries (c. 1001–1300).


High Middle Ages

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Crown worn by Constance of Aragon (1179-1222) is housed in the treasury at Palermo’s cathedral. It is a fascinating example of uniquely Sicilian jewelry-design, exploiting Byzantine, Norman, and Arab influences. It is donned with precious stones like sapphires and rubies, in addition to pearls, gold, and other intricate detailing.

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12th-century pointed Byzantine shoes. British Museum of Art.

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12th Century French Ladies Dress from Stibbert

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Royal dress, c. 1150 (Quicherat)

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Robe of (Holy Roman) Emperor Heinrechs II, 11th Century, Kohler,Kostumewerk

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12th Century French Royal Dress from Stibbert

Europe 1000-1200 - History of Fashion Design

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12th century clothing - Google Search

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Upper tier: The Adoration of the Magi; The Dream of Joseph & the Dream of the Magi; The Flight into Egypt; The Fall of the Idols; The Massacre of the Innocents; lost scene (possibly the Presentation in the Temple). Lower tier: St George fighting the Infidels; St George seized by torturers; The Torture of St George; St George on the Wheel; lost scene (possibly the Beheading of St George). StBotolph’s church, Hardham, Sussex contains some very well-preserved wall paintings from the 12th centur

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St Botolph’s church, Hardham, Sussex contains some very well-preserved wall paintings from the 12th century. Upper tier: The Temptation of Adam and Eve; The Labours of Adam and Eve (Eve, unusually, milks a cow). Lower tier: Adam and Eve in water; Adam and Eve hiding their nakedness.

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1096: People’s Crusade. About 20,000 lesser nobles and peasants from northern France and Germany, led in part by Peter the Hermit and Walter Sansavoir. Peasants massacred Jews of Rhineland along the way. Many of the crusaders were killed by Hungarians in retaliation for their looting of the countryside......

medieval church, learning, and religion (c.950-c.1350)

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Medieval Plougman (c.950-c.1350)

medieval church, learning, and religion (c.950-c.1350)

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A 12th century depiction of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre (image from Wikimedia Commons)

Temple Church: the hidden church founded by the Knights Templar

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Silk tunic with embroidery and embroidered mantle for the coronation of Roger II King of Sicily in the early 1130s.

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Medieval Wall Paintings at Ashampstead Church, Berkshire - © Nash Ford Publishing

RBH: Medieval Wall Paintings at St. Clement's Church, Ashampstead, Berkshire

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The oldest door in Britain in Westminster Abbey -A 900-year-old door was put in place in the 1050s, during the reign of the Abbey's founder, Edward the Confessor. The door, which measures 6.5ft by 4ft, was made from one tree which probably grew between AD 924 and 1030. Simon Thurley, of English Heritage, said: "It is incredible to think that when the door was made the Norman Conquest had not yet happened and William of Normandy was still a young man of about 20." That's pretty cool.

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12th century men's bliaut

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Fécamp Psautier, Normandie, 1180 AD, showing nice details of high medieval peasant work. One of the few images of hoods of the 12th century are shown here.

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Pattens 12th century in Vézelay, France. One of the few evidences of pattens in the 12th century.

Les Guerriers du Moyen-Age

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Bay 210 - Panel D1 from the windows of Le Mans Cathedral (mid 13 C.)

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Map of Plantagenet Possessions in France and England, 1154

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Abbaye d'Aubazine - Armoire liturgique - XIIème (l'une des plus vieilles de France)

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Oak armoire. C12th, Aubazine, France.

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The Aghadoe Crozier, a beautiful 12th century artefact found at Aghadoe, County Kerry in 1848. The crozier is intricately carved out of walrus ivory and is decorated in the Viking Urnes style.

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Twelfth century tomb effigy of the powerful Saxon count Wiprecht of Groitzsch.

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Battle shields, European, medieval 11th-14th century, almond-shaped battle shield with curved topline, extremely heavily weathered and worm-eaten, wood chemically strengthened and preserved. L 125 cm W 40 cm.

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