"The shield carried by a mounted man-at-arms in the middle ages; especially, the triangular shield of no great length carried during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, and hung around the neck by the guige, so as to cover the left arm and left side." -Whitney, 1911

Écu

"The shield carried by a mounted man-at-arms in the middle ages; especially, the triangular shield of…

Ailettes - appendages of armor worn by knights during the 13th century.

Ailettes

Ailettes - appendages of armor worn by knights during the 13th century.

King David's Arm-chair was designed in the 13th century. The Arm-chair was made from a relief portal of a cathedral in Auxerre, France.

King David's Arm-Chair

King David's Arm-chair was designed in the 13th century. The Arm-chair was made from a relief portal…

The Medieval Arm-chair from the 13th century was made out of metal with no drapery included.

Medieval Arm-Chair

The Medieval Arm-chair from the 13th century was made out of metal with no drapery included.

The Chateau of Blois is located in the Loire Valley in France. It was the residence of many French Kings, and the place where Joan of Arc was blessed. The Chateau of Blois is built in the middle of town, and consists of several buildings that were built between the 13th and 17th century.

Chateau of Blois

The Chateau of Blois is located in the Loire Valley in France. It was the residence of many French Kings,…

This is a drawing of Huon of Bordeaux a character in a 13th century French epic "Chason de Geste", which is translated "Songs of Heroic Deeds". It was illustrated by artist F. Mason in 1895.

Huon of Bordeaux

This is a drawing of Huon of Bordeaux a character in a 13th century French epic "Chason de Geste", which…

The ruins of Coucy are what remains of a castle built in about the year 1230 by Enguerrand III, Lord of Coucy. The castle is located in the commune of Coucy-le-Chateau-Auffrique. The castle use to have four towers, however, they were demolished during World War I by German troops.

Ruins of Coucy

The ruins of Coucy are what remains of a castle built in about the year 1230 by Enguerrand III, Lord…

This Medieval Desk was actually called a double-desk. It had a revolving shaft and was constructed at the end of the 13th century.

Medieval Desk

This Medieval Desk was actually called a double-desk. It had a revolving shaft and was constructed at…

This early gothic finial is a 13th century three dimensional cross. Made out of stone, it decorates the top of a cathedral found in Chatres, a town in north-central France.

Early Gothic Finial

This early gothic finial is a 13th century three dimensional cross. Made out of stone, it decorates…

This architectural sculpted foliage shows the gothic style of Notre Dame de Paris. "Medieval Conventionalized Foliage, Notre Dame, Paris; end of 13th century." -Whitney, 1911

Medieval Conventionalized Foliage

This architectural sculpted foliage shows the gothic style of Notre Dame de Paris. "Medieval Conventionalized…

"Gable of the South Transept Door of Notre Dame, Paris; 13th century." -Whitney, 1911

Gable at Notre Dame de Paris

"Gable of the South Transept Door of Notre Dame, Paris; 13th century." -Whitney, 1911

"Galleries of the west front of the Cathedral of Amiens, 13th century, illustrating treatment of galleries as a decorative feature." -Whitney, 1911

Galleries of Cathedral of Amiens

"Galleries of the west front of the Cathedral of Amiens, 13th century, illustrating treatment of galleries…

"Gauntlet of mail forming part of the hauberk, 13th century. In medieval armor, a glove of defense." -Whitney, 1911

Gauntlet of Mail

"Gauntlet of mail forming part of the hauberk, 13th century. In medieval armor, a glove of defense."…

"Genouillère, middle of 13th century. The knee-piece, of hammered iron, introduced toward the close of the thirteenth century, and worn at first over the chausses of mail, being held in place by a strap passing round the leg, and consisting at first of a dish-shaped or slightly pointed roundel." -Whitney, 1911

Genouillère

"Genouillère, middle of 13th century. The knee-piece, of hammered iron, introduced toward the…

"Genouillère, middle of 13th century. An articulated piece forming a part of the jambe or of the cuissart in the fourteenth century, and later furnished with large wings which projected backward on each side of the knee-joint." -Whitney, 1911

Genouillère

"Genouillère, middle of 13th century. An articulated piece forming a part of the jambe or of…

The painting pattern is a 13th century design found in the consistory (governing body) church in Assisi, Italy.

Painting Pattern

The painting pattern is a 13th century design found in the consistory (governing body) church in Assisi,…

The painting pattern is a 13th century design found in the consistory (governing body) church in Assisi, Italy.

Painting Pattern

The painting pattern is a 13th century design found in the consistory (governing body) church in Assisi,…

The Cathedral of Rheims is also known as Notre-Dame de Rheims in French. It is a Roman Catholic Cathedral, located in Rheim, France. It was the site of where the Kings of France were once crowned. The Cathedral was completed during the end of the 13th century.

Cathedral of Rheims

The Cathedral of Rheims is also known as Notre-Dame de Rheims in French. It is a Roman Catholic Cathedral,…

The early gothic boss rossette is made of three divisions. Designed in 1240, it is found in the royal palace of St. Chapelle Paris, France.

Early Gothic Boss Rosette

The early gothic boss rossette is made of three divisions. Designed in 1240, it is found in the royal…

The Romanesque boss rosette is a 13th century design made of four divisions. It is found in the chapter-hall of the monastery of Heiligenkreuz near Vienna, Austria.

Romanesque Boss Rosette

The Romanesque boss rosette is a 13th century design made of four divisions. It is found in the chapter-hall…

A shield of mounted men-at-arms from the first half of the 13th century, considered the High Middle Ages.

Medieval Shield

A shield of mounted men-at-arms from the first half of the 13th century, considered the High Middle…

The medieval enrichment torus moulding is a 13th century decoration found in an archivolt (underside of arch) in Gelnhausen, Germany..

Medieval Enrichment Torus Moulding

The medieval enrichment torus moulding is a 13th century decoration found in an archivolt (underside…