From a set of playing cards, ca. 1470–1485, South Netherlandish -- The Cloisters set of fifty-two cards constitutes the only known complete deck of illuminated ordinary playing cards from the 15th century. There are four suits, each consisting of a king, a queen, a knave, and ten pip cards. The suit symbols, based on equipment associated with the hunt, are hunting horns, dog collars, hound tethers, and game nooses. The figures appear to be based on Franco-Flemish models.

From a set of playing cards, ca. 1470–1485, South Netherlandish -- The Cloisters set of fifty-two cards constitutes the only known complete deck of illuminated ordinary playing cards from the 15th century. There are four suits, each consisting of a king, a queen, a knave, and ten pip cards. The suit symbols, based on equipment associated with the hunt, are hunting horns, dog collars, hound tethers, and game nooses. The figures appear to be based on Franco-Flemish models.

Henry IV.     Dress inspired by pictures of English king Henry IV (1367-1413) is composed of very long houpelande fur underlined with tall collar, pourpoint, woolen hose, shirt and underwear. As the headdress is used black woolen chaperone. First half of 15th century.

Henry IV. Dress inspired by pictures of English king Henry IV (1367-1413) is composed of very long houpelande fur underlined with tall collar, pourpoint, woolen hose, shirt and underwear. As the headdress is used black woolen chaperone. First half of 15th century.

Aneurin Barnard plays the young Richard in the BBC's epic Wars Of The Roses drama The White Queen - and then the nightmares began

Richard III came back to haunt me! How the discovery of Richard III's skeleton spooked Aneurin Barnard, the man playing him in The White Queen

Aneurin Barnard plays the young Richard in the BBC's epic Wars Of The Roses drama The White Queen - and then the nightmares began

Early 15th century sapphire and enamel ring, engraved with en boen an (en bon an), new year's gift, France, sapphire, high carat gold, white enamel, 0.7cm. The diffusion of character was low and the written language and the spoken language don't agree at that time. As a result, it was frequently to make such spelling mistake.

Early 15th century sapphire and enamel ring, engraved with en boen an (en bon an), new year's gift, France, sapphire, high carat gold, white enamel, 0.7cm. The diffusion of character was low and the written language and the spoken language don't agree at that time. As a result, it was frequently to make such spelling mistake.

Set Eleven - women 15th century - long shirt - linen - women hose - woolen - under dress - linen - cottehardie/outer dress, woolen with linen linning, strings or buttons - cloak from a half of the circle  https://www.facebook.com/noble.craftandhistory

Set Eleven - women 15th century - long shirt - linen - women hose - woolen - under dress - linen - cottehardie/outer dress, woolen with linen linning, strings or buttons - cloak from a half of the circle https://www.facebook.com/noble.craftandhistory

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