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Made for Richard II and worn by his wife and then given as part of the dowery along with an English Princess a few years later when she married into a german royal house. This is the only reason it survived the brutal melting down of the crown jewels by Oliver Cromwell and so it is the last English Medieval crown still in existence. As well as the large rubies and sapphires, there are small emeralds and diamonds and some enamel work too. and the obvious pearls.

Royal Jewels

The crown is recorded in England in a list of jewels and plate drawn up in It probably belonged to King Edward III or Anne of Bohemia, the wife of King Richard II, who was deposed that year by Henry IV.

Medieval England: This is when the garderobe was created. It was an opening on the side of a castle that would empty into a moat.

Medieval England Castle Toilets: This is when the garderobe (toilet) was created. On the outside of the castle was an opening on the side that would empty into the moat.

The War of the Roses Study Guide Worksheet | Lesson Planet

In this "War of the Roses" study guide activity, students discover details about 10 of the significant figures during this period of British history.

Charlemagne - Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire from 774 - 814

Hoop crown on the late medieval golden bust of Charlemagne, containing part of his skull, in Aachen Cathedral

Two-Colored Tile. 14th

¤ British century Two-Colored Tile made in Nottingham or Derbyshire, Midlands, England. Fired earthenware with slip decoration and lead glaze Dimensions: 5 x 5 x The Cloisters Collection, 1983

Latten (copper alloy) ring, the projecting bezel re-set with an amethyst, the shoulders stamped with roses. The hoop inscribed in black letters 'par / grant / amour', west Europe, ca.1400

Ring

Latten (copper alloy) ring, the projecting bezel re-set with an amethyst, the shoulders stamped with roses. The hoop inscribed in black letters 'par / grant / amour', west Europe,

Periods in English history Magna Carta   Anglo-Saxon 655–1066   Norman 1066–1154   Plantagenet 1154–1485   Tudor 1485–1603    Elizabethan 1558–1603  Stuart 1603–1714     Jacobean    1603–1625     Caroline   1625–1649     (Interregnum)    1649–1660     Restoration    1660–1688  Georgian 1714–1837  Victorian 1837–1901  Edwardian 1901–1914  World War I 1914–1918  Interwar 1918–1939  World War II 1939–1945  History of the United Kingdom (1945–present) 1945–present Post War

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Secrets of the Bayeux Tapestry. Of interest to students of history and literature - challenges traditional meaning to the tapestry as a celebration of William the Conqueror.

Secrets of the Bayeux Tapestry. Of interest to students of history and literature - challenges traditional meaning to the tapestry as a celebration of William the Conqueror.

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