Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages (v.1) by Henry Shaw

By Henry Shaw

Quantity: v.1 writer: London : W. Pickering booklet date: 1843 matters: center a long time dress ornament and decoration, Medieval dress Notes: this is often an OCR reprint. there is quite a few typos or lacking textual content. There are not any illustrations or indexes. if you purchase the overall Books version of this ebook you get unfastened trial entry to Million-Books.com the place you could choose from greater than one million books at no cost. it's also possible to preview the e-book there.

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Names of Clovis and Clotilda a conjecture, too, have been made without any grounds to support Some antiquaries even went so far as to believe them to have statues ; to been executed in the remote ages of the Merovingian princes an evident absurdity. The church of Corbeil is said to have been : and the statues have founded in the latter part of the eleventh century every appearance of having been sculptured either then or early in the twelfth We have no information as to the character of the four statues century.

October in ancient have been devoted to the pleasures of the chase. From the earliest period of Anglo-Saxon history to the seventeenth century, the favourite diversion of our forefathers was hawking. times, as at present, 11. With the seems month to of November the winter season had set in. The — and the severity of the weather put a stop to the labours and the annual crops having now been gathered in, and the season of warlike or commercial expeditions past, people gave themselves up It was also the month of sacrificing a portion of the to feasting and rejoicing.

SPANISH WARRIORS. SPANISH WARRIORS. S. OF THE END OF THE ELEVENTH CENTURY. VERY step which we trace back in the history of the nations of Europe brings us nearer to a uniformity of costume. Fashions in dress did not begin to go through that quick vicissitude of change which characterizes modern times, till towards the thirteenth century. We can trace variation in the dress little of the Anglo-Saxons during the whole period of their and not much between that of the AngloAs people became more distinctly separated from each other by national history, Saxons and the Franks.

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