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The ruins of Bolton Abbey, North Yorkshire, England.This, the largest of Yorkshire's four counties – and the largest county in England – is also the most beautiful. Unlike the rest of northern England, it has survived almost unscathed Abandoned Buildings, Abandoned Places, The Places Youll Go, Places To Visit, Bolton Abbey, Old Cemeteries, Graveyards, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire England

Bolton Abbey, North Yorkshire

After the dissolution of the monastries in 1539 the nave of the Priory was allowed to continue as a parish church and is still in use today as the parish church of St.Mary and St.Cuthbert. All the other priory buildings were stripped of their lead roofs, leaving the stone work exposed to the elements. Over time the stone structures weakened and began to fall down. Rather than leaving good stone to go to waste is was pillaged and today can be found in buildings up and down the Wharfe valley.

medieval autumn - Marie de Bourgogne, Duchesse de Bourgogne daughter of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy from the House of Valois-Burgundy and Isabella de Bourbon. Renaissance Kunst, Renaissance Portraits, Renaissance Paintings, Renaissance Fashion, Italian Renaissance, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Old Paintings, Medieval Art

Marie de Bourgogne,Duchesse de Bourgogne (1457-1452),daughter of Charles the Bold,Duke of Burgundy from the House of Valois-Burgundy and Isabella de Bourbon

Training for a tourney.

Aragonese knight. Chevalier de Gudal. Group Feudorum domini.

Italian (Sienese) Painter, Biccherne painting, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, dated 1343 Medieval Books, Medieval Art, Medieval Manuscript, Fine Art Prints, Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Book Cover Creator, Illustrations Vintage, Illuminated Manuscript

The Art of the Book in the Middle Ages | Essay | The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

The most lavish medieval books were bound in covers set with enamels, jewels, and ivory carvings.

Hours of Joanna I of Castile- interesting. Surcoat, short sleeved kirtle, long droopy sleeves, and gold under-sleeves! Medieval Books, Medieval Manuscript, Medieval Art, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, Medieval Paintings, Renaissance Jewelry, Mary Magdalene, Book Of Hours

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“This weekend we welcomed our 30,000th follower! For u&all our new friends, pearls from Hours of Joanna I of Castile”

Danse Macabre is an artistic genre of late-medieval allegory on the universality of death: no matter one’s station in life, the Dance of Death unites all. The Danse Macabre consists of the dead or. Hans Holbein, Dance Of Death, Vanitas, Medieval Art, Medieval Times, Medieval Drawings, Renaissance Art, Medieval Tattoo, Medieval Witch

5 More (Bloody and Gruesome!) Medieval Stories that Would Make Great TV Series - Medievalists.net

PK called me up last week and we talked about what we thought would make cool medieval-themed TV shows. Naturally, we had different ideas. I liked PK’s picks, but felt that there were other shows that should get to see the light of day so I decided to come up with my 5 contenders.