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Reprint of 1834 book. The line drawings aren't 100% accurate, but there are many, and the sources are given. Fine for persona research. Not recommended for constructing garb. Vollständige Rezension lesen
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amongst ancient Anglo-Saxon apparel appears armour arms badge bascinet Bayeux tapestry beard Black Prince blue breast breeches buttons called capuchon century cloak cloth of gold coat collar colours crest crown cyclas damask described doublet dress Duke Edward III Edward IV effigy embroidered England English engraved ermine fashion fastened FEMALE COSTUME French gambeson garment garter girdle gown guisarme habergeon habits hair hanging Harleian hauberk head head-dress helmet Henry VII hood hose illuminations Irish jewels John jupon King King of Bohemia kirtle knee knights lace ladies latter mantle Matthew Paris mentioned Meyrick collection military miniver neck Norman Ordericus Vitalis ornamented period plate purple Queen reign of Edward reign of Henry ribands Richard robe round Royal ruffs satin Saxon says scarlet shape shield shoes shoulders side silk silver sleeves sometimes stockings Strutt surcoat sword tion tippets tunic velvet vide fig weapons wear Westminster Abbey wore worn writers
Seite 319 - You see, Sir, my great great great grandmother has on the new-fashioned petticoat, except that the modern is gathered at the waist; my grandmother appears as if she stood in a large drum, whereas the ladies now walk as if they were in a gocart.
Seite 286 - His linen was plain, and not very clean ; and I remember a speck or two of blood upon his little band, which was not much larger than his collar: his hat was without a hat-band; his stature was of a good size; his sword stuck close to his side...
Seite 339 - Majesty's forces, shall, on any pretence whatsoever, wear or put on the clothes commonly called Highland Clothes (that is to say) the plaid, philebeg or little kilt, trowse, shoulder belts, or any part whatsoever of what peculiarly belongs to the highland garb; and that no tartan or party-coloured plaid or stuff shall be used for great coats, or for upper coats...
Seite 362 - Englishman shall have no beard above his mouth, that is to say, that he have no hairs on his upper lip, so that the said lip be once at least shaven every fortnight, or of equal growth with the nether lip ; and if any man be found amongst the English contrary hereunto, that then it shall be lawful to every man to take them and their goods as Irish enemies, and to ransom them as Irish enemies.
Seite 100 - It shall be covered with velvet red, And cloths of fine gold all about your head ; With damask white and azure blue Well diapered with lilies new.
Seite 208 - the women that, like snails in a fright, had drawn in their horns, shot them out again as soon as the danger was over.
Seite 331 - Britannia needs no bulwarks, No towers along the steep ; Her march is o'er the mountain waves, Her home is on the deep.
Seite 366 - Iren. Because the commodity doth not countervail the discommodity ; for the inconveniences which thereby do arise are much more many; for it is a fit house for an outlaw, a meet bed for a rebel, and an apt cloak for a thief.
Seite 149 - Fashions from proud Italy," and many imported by Queen Anne from Bohemia, infected even the menial servants. The vanity of the common people in their dress was so great, says Knighton, that it was [impossible to distinguish the rich from the poor, the high from the low, the clergy from the laity, by their appearance.
Seite 208 - The women might possibly have carried this Gothic building much higher, had not a famous monk, Thomas Conecte by name, attacked it with great zeal and resolution. This holy man travelled from place to place to preach down this monstrous commode; and succeeded so well in it, that, as the magicians sacrificed their books to the flames upon the preaching of an apostle, many of the women threw down their head-dresses in the middle of the sermon, and made a bonfire of them within sight of the pulpit.