These clothes were worn by members of the Sture family when they were gruesomely murdered on the eve of the Holy Trinity on May 24th, 1567. King Erik XIV, in a fit of paranoid mental confusion, together with his henchmen, murdered some of the foremost nobility of the realm. He had held them in prison on suspicion of treason. The jacket on the left, worn by Count Stenson Sture, is made of black silk velvet. The jacket on the right, worn by Nils Sture, is made of leather with distinct stab…
Queen Margareta (Leijonhufvud) of Sweden by ? (location unknown to gogm) | Grand Ladies
The sleeves of Queen Margareta's dress are unique with gigantic rolls at the top and rings of decorated material separated by puffs of plain under-sleeve material. Her head is enclosed by a jeweled hood that leaves only the face bare. The next image shows this dress has a cape.
Gunilla Bielke (1568 - 1597). Queen of Sweden from 1585 until 1592, when her husband died. She was the second wife of John III, and they had one son. She was very beautiful, which was the main reason the old, depressed king married her. She tried to influence her husband to be more Protestant.
Eric XIV of Sweden
Eric XIV, Swedish: Erik XIV (13 December 1533 – 26 February 1577) was King of Sweden from 1560 until he was deposed in 1568. Eric XIV was the son of Gustav I (1496–1560) and Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg (1513–35). Early in his reign he showed signs of mental instability, a condition that eventually led to insanity. Eric suffered from schizophrenia. Eric, having been deposed and imprisoned, An examination of his remains in 1958 confirmed that he probably died of arsenic poisoning
Margareta Leijonhufvud by Johan Baptista van Uther (Nationalmuseum - Stockholm Sweden) | Grand Ladies
This portrait shows the entire dress seen in the last image. The central panels of the over-dress could be leather. Something akin to a cape seems to hang from her back.
No doubt some kind of informal wear has been around for a very long time, but as people opted to be portrayed in their finest clothes, they are seldom seen until around 1600. Then the English ladies started a trend to be shown in their more relaxed clothes, a jacket or waistcoat, with or without a matching petticoat. The clothes weren’t exactly simple, bot portraits and extant examples show lavish embroideries, silk, silverwork and spangles, but comparing to the formal fashion, these clothes…
Karin Månsdotter (1550 - 1612). Queen of Sweden briefly in 1568. She was a mistress and later wife to Eric XIV. They had four children together, but due to her husband's deposition her only surviving son was taken from her.
Gustav I of Sweden
Gustav I of Sweden, born Gustav Eriksson of the Vasa noble family and later known as Gustav Vasa,was King of Sweden from 1523 until his death, previously self-recognised Protector of the Realm from 1521, during the ongoing Swedish War of Liberation against King Christian II of Denmark, Norway and Sweden.Gustav rose to lead the rebel movement following the bloodbath in which his father was executed, and his election as King on June 6, 1523 (currently recognised as the National holiday of…
Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg was born on Sept 24, 1513. She was married to Gustav I of Sweden on September 24, 1531. Their short marriage was allegedly stormy and remained so after the birth of their only child, the future King Eric XIV of Sweden, in 1533. At a castle ball in September of 1535, she fell while dancing, miscarried and died two weeks later. She was buried in Uppsala Cathedral beside Gustav when he died in 1560. IMAGE: The tomb of Queen Catherine of Sweden.
Katarzyna Jagiellonka (1526-1583), daughter of Zygmunt Jagiellon and his wife Bona Sforza. She was married to Johan III of Sweden and they had 3 children. | ⇆ ♔ PL 700 | She also be King of Jerusalem / Königin von Jerusalem !! ✍ 20150826-0421
Gustav I of Sweden
Gustav I (1496 - 1560). King of Sweden from 1523 until his death in 1560. He emerged as the winner in the Swedish War of Liberation. He was a supporter of the Swedish Reformation. He is known as the father of the nation of Sweden and is the first monarch of the House of Vasa. He married three times and had nine children.
Sir Godfrey Kneller | Charles Beauclerk (1670–1726), Duke of St. Albans | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Charles Beauclerk was the eldest son of Charles II and the actress Eleanor, or Nell, Gwyn. He was born on May 8, 1670. The king, who had no legitimate children, was fond of his offspring by Gwyn and treated them with marked attention
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Doublet | European | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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'Karin Mansdotter, c.1570-9' Giclee Print - Swedish School | Art.com
Karin Mansdotter, c.1570-9 Giclee Print by Swedish School. Find art you love and shop high-quality art prints, photographs, framed artworks and posters at Art.com. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
Christine von Holstein-Gottorp 1894. Description Christine von Holstein-Gottorp und Karl IX. von Schweden (Charles IX. from Sweden), die Eltern von König Gustav II. Adolf von Schweden (the parents of king Gustav II. Adolph from Sweden) 1592-1611
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Thoughts on Some Late-Mediaeval Mittens
Since we were heading off to Lake Tahoe after Christmas, and the snow last year was over people's heads in places, I decided to make some mittens. Of course I had been intrigued by the late-mediaeval mittens in the January/February...
The Ironworker and the King Solomon - Greg Malone
I share this story with my permission from the Gulf Coast Blacksmithing Association. This story illustrates a point about blacksmithing and ironworking being the king of all trades. I hope you enjoy. The Iron Worker and King Solomon A Rabbinical Legend from the 1896 book by Joseph Harrison, Jr. Behold, I have created the … Continue reading The Ironworker and the King Solomon →
Old Dead Swedes on Instagram: “Cecilia Vasa, born November 6, 1540, Stockholm. Princess of Sweden. Daughter of Gustav I and his second wife Margareta Leijonhufvud.…”
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Gustav I of Sweden
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The Queen of 9 days
Step in to Renstore.com. Shop our selection of Medieval and Renaissance clothing, Armor, and Accessories. We also carry the largest selection of sizes from Very Small through 3X, and even 4X on many items. Whether you are into drama, the Ren-faire, SCA, looking for wedding ideas, or a high quality Halloween costume, this is the place to find what you need to make your dreams a reality. Whenever you're looking for medieval clothing, Renaissance apparel, or Accessories, remember to shop at…
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Lovely Limbs: Modern Stockings with Historical Style
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The Order of the Seraphim
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Jewelry 101: Parure
Sapphire parure of Queen Marie-Amélie of France, on display at the Louvre  Jewelry 101: Parure Another day, another new feature unveiled here at The Court Jeweller. This is the first post in a series that explores the terminology used to describe the royal jewels we've been happily gazing at here so far. Our first jewelry term is one that I've received many requests about: the parure. Like lots of the words used to refer to various aspects of jewelry, the word parure is a French term…
16th-Century Women in Crowns | Trystan's Costume Closet
Some time ago, my good friend Sarah collected some historical images documenting 16th-century women wearing crowns, because it often seems like a rare thing. We see queens & female nobility of earlier eras decked in towering regalia, but crowns / coronets / tiaras / diadems & the like almost go out of fashion for theRead the Rest of this Post...
Anne of Denmark, Electress of Saxony
Anne of Denmark, Electress of Saxony (1532-1585). She did her own washing and churning, doctored her husband and also tried to gain influence on state affairs when court officials did not like the idea of "female domination" at the Saxon court.She was renowned for her knowledge of plants and her skill in the preparation of herbal remedies, and contributed to the development of farming and horticulture in Saxony. She is, according to Wikipedia, a direct ancestor of modern British royal…
Grevinnan Beata Stenbock (1533-1583) g 1549 m. greve Per Brahe d.ä. Oljemålning på duk.
Helfigur stående, fas vänster. Pälsbrämad svart kappa, svart klänning med vit pipkrage och vita pipmanschetter. Hängsmycke med bokstäverna G P. Inskrift: ANNO 1581. EFEGIES ILLVSTRIS. GENEROSAE DOMINAE. BEATAE. COMITISSAE A WISINGSBVRG. DOMINAE A RIDBOHOLM. AETATIS SVAE 48. OBIJT IN RIDBOHOLM 20 APRILS ANNO 1583 AETA:SVAE 50" Tillskriven: Johan Babtista van Uther. (Boo von Malmborg). Kilad spännram. Förgylld, profilerad ram.
Catherine Jagellon (1526 - 1583). Queen of Sweden from 1568 until her death in 1583. She the first wife of John III and had two children with him. She raised her son as a Catholic, and tried to influence her husband to convert to Catholicism.
Anne of Denmark, who inherited much of Queen Elizabeth I's elaborate wardrobe when her husband succeeded to the throne of England as James I, wears the crossbow jewel (which may have belonged to Queen Elizabeth I, according to Janet Arnold), pinned at the back of her hair. She may also be wearing one of Elizabeth's diamond arrowhead pins. (Thanks to Michael Stennett for this commentary.)
Copenhagen Cool - Republic of Life Visits Denmark - The Republic of Life
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30 days of Reflection challenge
In today's busy, constantly on, running to and from, clicking and watching world, I rarely take the time to dive deep into my thoughts and truly reflect. If I am not intentional about pausing and thinking, I get carried along with the tide of life and end another day without really engaging my brain in interesting or thoughtful ways. So, as a challenge for you and me, I'm going to be journaling through these questions this month. I'm not necessarily going to write a paragraph or page, some…
Tavla, porträtt. Drottning Christina (överstruket), okänd flicka, olja på duk. Text: "ANO 1627". Stående Christina, född 1626, iklädd prinsesskrona och lång, urringad brokadklänning. Profilerad, förgylld träram.
"1627. Portrait of Christina, born in 1626, wearing princess crown and long, low-cut brocade dress." Website says, "Painting, portrait. Queen Christina (crossed out), unknown girl, oil on canvas. Text: 'ANO 1627'. Portrait of Christina, born in 1626, wearing princess crown and long, low-cut brocade dress." Certainly not a toddler as we would we imagine one now. If not Christina, who is it?
MossyOwls' Summer in Sweden Throw
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Queen Elizabeth 1 gloves are seen for the first time in public and on loan from the Dents private collection especially for Selfridges to mark the launch of the Big British Bang, the store's celebrations of the Jubilee-Olympics period at Selfridges on May 3, 2012 in London, England.
Doublet | European, Eastern | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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3 Patterns I am Dying to Test
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