Three examples of the medieval method of putting on the amice.

Medieval Amice

Three examples of the medieval method of putting on the amice.

"One armed with the arbalist; a crossbowman; especially, a soldier carrying the arbalist of war."-Whitney, 1902

Arbalister

"One armed with the arbalist; a crossbowman; especially, a soldier carrying the arbalist of war."-Whitney,…

The Frame of Medieval Arm-chair was made of iron with no drapery included.

Frame of Medieval Arm-Chair

The Frame of Medieval Arm-chair was made of iron with no drapery included.

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 Medieval polygonal chair came from Toulouse, France.

Medieval Polygon Arm-Chair

The Medieval polygonal chair came from Toulouse, France.

"The Banqueting Hall at Haddon is a good type of the baronial halls in this century. The minstrels' gallery, at the end opposite the daïs, is usually a feature; under the passage called the Screens, leading from the outer to the inner courtyard and giving access to the kitchen, pantry, and gallery." —Bargield, 1914

Gothic Architecture Banquet Hall

"The Banqueting Hall at Haddon is a good type of the baronial halls in this century. The minstrels'…

The Medieval bedstead of the 13th century was richly decorated with turned posts and carved sides. The front was often furnished with an opening to allow of getting into the bed.

Medieval Bedstead

The Medieval bedstead of the 13th century was richly decorated with turned posts and carved sides. The…

The Medieval bedstead of the 12th century was richly decorated with turned posts and carved sides. The front was often furnished with an opening to allow of getting into the bed.

Medieval Bedstead

The Medieval bedstead of the 12th century was richly decorated with turned posts and carved sides. The…

A border ornamentation used in illuminated manuscripts during the fourteenth century.

Fourteenth Century Illumination Ornaments Border

A border ornamentation used in illuminated manuscripts during the fourteenth century.

"This fortress was founded by Edward I in 1283. It is one of the most impressive of the decayed medieval strongholds of the British Isles."—Myers, 1905

Carnarvon Castle

"This fortress was founded by Edward I in 1283. It is one of the most impressive of the decayed medieval…

An example of a medieval castle.

Typical Medieval Castle

An example of a medieval castle.

A catapult is any one of a number of non-handheld mechanical devices used to throw a projectile a great distance without the aid of an explosive substance—particularly various types of ancient and medieval siege engines.

Catapult

A catapult is any one of a number of non-handheld mechanical devices used to throw a projectile a great…

A section of an arch with sunk chamfer commonly found in Gothic architecture during the fourteenth century. A chamfer is a hollowed out area of the arch to create an ornamental design.

Gothic Architecture Arch Moulding Sunk Chamfer

A section of an arch with sunk chamfer commonly found in Gothic architecture during the fourteenth century.…

This Medieval chest is from England. It was a prismatic box without feet, with delicate iron mounts and all kinds of carving.

Medieval Chest

This Medieval chest is from England. It was a prismatic box without feet, with delicate iron mounts…

This Medieval Tile circle pattern is a stained glass design. It the oldest process of fitting together pieces of colored glass in a mosaic style.

Medieval Tile Circle Pattern

This Medieval Tile circle pattern is a stained glass design. It the oldest process of fitting together…

This medieval tile circle pattern is a stained glass design. It the oldest process of fitting together pieces of colored glass in a mosaic style.

Medieval Tile Circle Pattern

This medieval tile circle pattern is a stained glass design. It the oldest process of fitting together…

This medieval tile circle pattern is a stained glass design. It the oldest process of fitting together pieces of colored glass in a mosaic style.

Medieval Tile Circle Pattern

This medieval tile circle pattern is a stained glass design. It the oldest process of fitting together…

The Medieval circular panel is found on a glass-painting in Soissons cathedral in France.

Medieval Circular Panel

The Medieval circular panel is found on a glass-painting in Soissons cathedral in France.

The Medieval circular panel is a 14th century design found on a stone slab.

Medieval Circular Panel

The Medieval circular panel is a 14th century design found on a stone slab.

This Medieval circular panel is a design found in Laon, France.

Medieval Circular Panel

This Medieval circular panel is a design found in Laon, France.

The Medieval circular panel is a wrought-iron design found on a key-handle.

Medieval Circular Panel

The Medieval circular panel is a wrought-iron design found on a key-handle.

An illustration of a city gate in York during the fourteenth century illustrating Gothic architecture. The city gate was used to control access and exit of the city during the middle ages.

Gothic Architecture City Gate

An illustration of a city gate in York during the fourteenth century illustrating Gothic architecture.…

A clergy house in Alfriston, England illustrating typical Gothic architecture during the fourteenth century. The house was used by a parish priest during the fourteenth to nineteenth century.

Gothic Architecture Alfriston Clergy House

A clergy house in Alfriston, England illustrating typical Gothic architecture during the fourteenth…

The base of the column illustrating the Gothic ornamentation during the fourteenth century. The bottom part of the column has a slight slope on the bottom with the top part has a series of sunk chamfer for ornamentation.

Gothic Architecture Ornaments Column Base

The base of the column illustrating the Gothic ornamentation during the fourteenth century. The bottom…

An illustration of Gothic architectural decoration of the column. The column illustrated shows how the capital, or top, and base were decorated with series of circles ranging in size.

Gothic Architecture Column

An illustration of Gothic architectural decoration of the column. The column illustrated shows how the…

This medieval console is found in a church in Athis, France.

Medieval Console

This medieval console is found in a church in Athis, France.

The interior view of the Fisherman's Cottage in Somersetshire. The interior of the cottage have a window with traceries and a fireplace. The Roof is supported by a series of wooden arches attached to both sides of the wall.

Interior Somersetshire Fisherman's Cottage

The interior view of the Fisherman's Cottage in Somersetshire. The interior of the cottage have a window…

An outside view of a fisherman's cottage in Somersetshire illustrating common architectural features during the fourteenth century. The two story cottage is about 32 feet long by 16 feet wide, where the ground floor is divided into three rooms.

Somersetshire Fisherman's Cottage

An outside view of a fisherman's cottage in Somersetshire illustrating common architectural features…

A Gothic architectural ornamentation commonly found during the fourteenth century. The crocket was a hooked shaped decoration commonly found on columns and mouldings.

Gothic Architecture Decoration

A Gothic architectural ornamentation commonly found during the fourteenth century. The crocket was a…

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 is the upper part of a medieval double-desk.

Medieval Desk

THis is the upper part of a medieval double-desk.

The Medieval enamel pattern is a design that uses metal fillets that are filled with pulverized colored glass paste.

Medieval Enamel Pattern

The Medieval enamel pattern is a design that uses metal fillets that are filled with pulverized colored…

The Medieval enamel pattern is a design that uses metal fillets that are filled with pulverized colored glass paste.

Medieval Enamel Pattern

The Medieval enamel pattern is a design that uses metal fillets that are filled with pulverized colored…

An architectural decoration of the finial commonly found in Gothic architecture. The finial was used to decorate poles on the building and flag poles.

Gothic Architecture Finial

An architectural decoration of the finial commonly found in Gothic architecture. The finial was used…

Medieval Folding-Chair.

Medieval Folding-Chair

Medieval Folding-Chair.

This Medieval Folding-Chair from the 9th or 10th century included a miniature painting of King Nabuchodonosor.

Medieval Folding-Chair

This Medieval Folding-Chair from the 9th or 10th century included a miniature painting of King Nabuchodonosor.

This Medieval Folding-Chair is made of bronze gilt found in the Throne of Dagobert.

Medieval Folding-Chair

This Medieval Folding-Chair is made of bronze gilt found in the Throne of Dagobert.

This Medieval Folding-Chair dates back to the 12th century, it was made of bronze. Its an Arm-Chair that folds but sometimes has to be taken apart before it can be folded up.

Medieval Folding-Chair

This Medieval Folding-Chair dates back to the 12th century, it was made of bronze. Its an Arm-Chair…

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…

"A Frate della Misericordia. MISERICORDIA, the name of a society (of laymen) in Florence, founded in the 13th century, who tend the poor sick, carry victims of accident or disease to the hospitals, and the dead to their burial. Members of all classes of the community, including the highest, are enrolled in this charitable association; and their somber and forbidding costume-- a dark monastic dress, with the cowl pulled down over the face so that the eyes merely peep through little holes." -Hazeltine, 1894

Frate della Misericordia

"A Frate della Misericordia. MISERICORDIA, the name of a society (of laymen) in Florence, founded in…

The Medieval Fold-Tape Fret Band has a meandering pattern that interlaces.

Medieval Fold-Tape Fret Band

The Medieval Fold-Tape Fret Band has a meandering pattern that interlaces.

Examples of medieval attire.

Garments

Examples of medieval attire.

The Gauntlet is a piece of protective armor for the hand, dating back to the 12th century. The first gauntlets were leather covered gloves with an unarticulated metal back. They evolved from the chain mail bag, which , in the 12th century, terminated at the sleeves of the hauberk. The gauntlet of the 14th century had separate, but unjointed fingers. This gauntlet was superseded by the 'mitten'.

Gauntlet

The Gauntlet is a piece of protective armor for the hand, dating back to the 12th century. The first…

An illustration of the hall in Alfriston Clergy House. The hall illustrates typical architectural support of the house typical during the fourteenth century.

Gothic Architecture Alfriston Clergy House Hall

An illustration of the hall in Alfriston Clergy House. The hall illustrates typical architectural support…

A medieval hunting horn with the tablature in use in the 14th century.

Medieval Hunting Horn

A medieval hunting horn with the tablature in use in the 14th century.

The middle window is the tracery found on the St. John's Hospital, Northampton. The two faces on the side is a larger view of the window from the Newarke Gateway at Leicester. These features were commonly found in Gothic architecture to decorate windows.

Northampton St. John's Hospital

The middle window is the tracery found on the St. John's Hospital, Northampton. The two faces on the…

An illustration of the Hotel de Cluny in Paris, France. The Hotel de Cluny is a small palace from the Middle Ages which is now a museum containing objects relating to the medieval times.

Hotel de Cluny

An illustration of the Hotel de Cluny in Paris, France. The Hotel de Cluny is a small palace from the…

The interior view of the rectory in Market Deeping during the fourteenth century. The empty room contains a window with a curved tracery. A rectory is a house where a rector, a religious administrator, took residence.

Gothic Rectory in Market Deeping House

The interior view of the rectory in Market Deeping during the fourteenth century. The empty room contains…

An interior view of a merchant's parlour in Salisbury during the fourteenth century. The interior have a fireplace and a painting on top of the window.

Merchant's Parlour Salisbury House

An interior view of a merchant's parlour in Salisbury during the fourteenth century. The interior have…

This medieval lectern is from Venice, Italy. Often with a design of an eagle, these desks were of rich workmanship.

Medieval Lectern

This medieval lectern is from Venice, Italy. Often with a design of an eagle, these desks were of rich…

This Medieval link border is found in a mural painting in a swedish church.

Medieval Link Border

This Medieval link border is found in a mural painting in a swedish church.

A Mandorla is a Vesica Piscis shaped aureola which surrounds the figures of Christ and the Virgin Mary in traditional Christian art. It is especially used to frame the figure of Christ in Majesty in early medieval and Romanesque art, as well as Byzantine art of the same periods. The term refers to the almond like shape: "mandorla" means almond nut in Italian.

Mandorla

A Mandorla is a Vesica Piscis shaped aureola which surrounds the figures of Christ and the Virgin Mary…

This is an illustration of Fasciculus Medicinae by artist Ketham during the 15th century. It is a collection of European medieval medical knowledge and techniques.

Fasciculus Medicinae

This is an illustration of Fasciculus Medicinae by artist Ketham during the 15th century. It is a collection…

This Medieval Tile circle pattern is a stained glass design. It the oldest process of fitting together pieces of colored glass in a mosaic style.

Medieval Tile Pattern

This Medieval Tile circle pattern is a stained glass design. It the oldest process of fitting together…

This medieval tile pattern is a stained glass design. It the oldest process of fitting together pieces of colored glass in a mosaic style.

Medieval Tile Pattern

This medieval tile pattern is a stained glass design. It the oldest process of fitting together pieces…

This medieval tile circle pattern is a stained glass design. It the oldest process of fitting together pieces of colored glass in a mosaic style.

Medieval Tile Pattern

This medieval tile circle pattern is a stained glass design. It the oldest process of fitting together…

This medieval tile pattern is a stained glass design. It the oldest process of fitting together pieces of colored glass in a mosaic style.

Medieval Tile Pattern

This medieval tile pattern is a stained glass design. It the oldest process of fitting together pieces…

This medieval tile pattern is a stained glass design. It the oldest process of fitting together pieces of colored glass in a mosaic style.

Medieval Tile Pattern

This medieval tile pattern is a stained glass design. It the oldest process of fitting together pieces…

This medieval tile pattern is a stained glass design. It the oldest process of fitting together pieces of colored glass in a mosaic style.

Medieval Tile Pattern

This medieval tile pattern is a stained glass design. It the oldest process of fitting together pieces…

This medieval tile pattern is a stained glass design. It the oldest process of fitting together pieces of colored glass in a mosaic style.

Medieval Tile Pattern

This medieval tile pattern is a stained glass design. It the oldest process of fitting together pieces…