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    The Betrothal, c. 1470

    Selvaggia Sassetti (born 1470)

    Portrait of a Young Woman - - - 15th C. Italian

    This woman wears a houppelande of dark blue figured fabric with a narrow belt. Her hair is shaved back from her forehead, and she wears a blunt pointed cap (now over-restored), France or Flanders, c. 1410.

    Man prunes trees. French c.1470-80. bodl_Liturg.41

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    Ca. 1470 Dancing Peasants

    Benozzo Gozzoli, The School of Tagaste, 1470, detail. From a fresco in San Gimignano. Starting from the left, the boy is outfitted in a hanging-sleeve cioppa. He wears matching hose and no visible shoes. His farsetto, underneath the cioppa, is a rich red. The father's robe is more elaborate, with angelwing sleeves and reaches the ground. The professor examining the boy wears a longer red robe, lined in dark grey. The two youths wear a garment similar to a giornea called a gonnellino.

    Arthur, Margaret, Henry, and Mary Tudor. The surviving children of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York. Prince of Wales, Queen of Scotland, King of England, and Queen of France.

    Erasmus of Rotterdam visiting the children of Henry VII at Eltham Palace in 1499 and presenting Prince Henry (the future Henry VIII) with a written tribute. Detail of oil painting in the East Corridor of the Palace of Westminster, London.

    Detail from Saint Catherine of Bologna with Three Donors by the Master of the Baroncelli Portraits around 1470-1480. Held by the Courtald Gallery, London, UK.

    Elizabeth Amadas (died 1532) was a lady at the royal court of King Henry VIII of England who was accused of treason. She had described Anne Boleyn as a harlot, and said that she should be burnt. She also said that the King, by setting aside Katherine of Aragon for a younger woman, was encouraging the men of England to do the same. She later was released but didn´t recover her position at court. She was also the target of the Kings relentless advances, but never stated if she gave in.

    Dress based on Werkstatt Ludwig Henfflin (c. 1470): Friedrich von Schwaben

    Mary Fitzalan, Duchess of Norfolk, (1540 – 1557) received an excellent education. Several of her translations from Greek to Latin have been preserved. Mary died eight weeks after the birth of her first child.

    Queen Margaret of Anjou became a widow by the death of her husband, King Henry VI of England. Her son Edward and husband were both killed by Richard III. "Thou killed'st my husband Henry in the Tower, / And Edward, my poor son, at Tewkesbury" (1.3.123-124). Margaret blames Richard III for her son and King Henry's death and she makes it her goal to hurt Richard the way he hurt her.

    A bride wears a long fur-lined gown with hanging sleeves over a tight-sleeved kirtle, with a veil. Her gown is trimmed with embroidery or (more likely) braid. A royal lady wears a blue mantle hanging from her shoulders; her hair is worn in two braids beneath her crown, Italy, 1350s.

    Italian 14th & 15th Century cloaks.

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    Lucrezia Borgia -- 18 April 1480 – 24 June 1519) was the illegitimate daughter of Rodrigo Borgia, the powerful Renaissance Valencian who later became Pope Alexander VI, and Vannozza dei Cattanei. Her brothers included Cesare Borgia, Giovanni Borgia, and Gioffre Borgia. It is often suggested that Cesare and Lucrezia may have had an incestuous relationship.