Category: 14th century

medieval-women: A woman playing chess against…

medieval-women:

A woman playing chess against a man

This illustration comes from the ‘Vows of the Peacock’, a 14th century illuminated manuscript by Jacques de Longuyon.

The women wear kirtles, some with sideless surcoats over them and one with tippets (fabric hanging from the upper arm).

Sources: 1. 2.

discardingimages: snail ambush Ormesby Psalter…

discardingimages:

snail ambush

Ormesby Psalter, England c. 1300

Bodleian Library, MS. Douce 366, fol. 109r

historyarchaeologyartefacts:

historyarchaeologyartefacts:

A ‘gold lion’ coin, minted in the reign of Robert III of Scotland, c. 1390-1403 [1500×742]

openmarginalis: Detail of Graduale oesa, Propr…

openmarginalis:

Detail of Graduale oesa, Proprium de tempore, pars aestivalis, Ms. WettFm 2, f. 175v, Cologne, Germany, c. 1330-1335 via  e-codices – Virtual Manuscript Library of Switzerland, CC BY-NC

Institutionally Specified Citation Structure:
Aarau, Aargauer Kantonsbibliothek, MsWettFm 2, f. 175v – Graduale oesa, Proprium de tempore, pars aestivalis (http://www.e-codices.unifr.ch/en/list/one/kba/WettFm0002)

eadfrith: Two Beautifully decorated letters fr…

eadfrith:

Two Beautifully decorated letters from The Luttrell Psalter –  f198v-199r

Manuscript produced in Lincolnshire,England – 1325-1340

eadfrith: The Luttrell Psalter – folio 52v Mar…

eadfrith:

The Luttrell Psalter – folio 52v

Marginal Monsters and two beautifully decorated letters.  Manuscript made in Lincolnshire, England, between 1320-1340 for Sir Geoffrey Luttrell.

British Library, Add. MS 42130; Images from the British Library manuscript pages.

http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_42130

met-medieval-art: Virgin, Medieval Art Museum …

met-medieval-art:

Virgin, Medieval Art

Museum Accession
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Medium: Stone, paint

http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/469835

arthistry:

arthistry:

Statue of Philip the Bold – Claus Sluter, 1390s, stone. Chartreuse de Champmol.

Regular

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I need an excuse to wear this outfit somewhere!

Hat – The Crowned Heart
Red Belt – Make Your Own Medieval
Dress – ArmStreet
Underclothing made by me. 

A 14th century miniature depicting Conradin an…

A 14th century miniature depicting Conradin and his good friend Frederick I, Margrave of Bavaria. Both were executed after a bogus trial at Naples.

By AnonymousUnknown author [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons