ELIZABETH TANFIELD (1585-October 1639) Elizabeth Tanfield was the only child of Sir Lawrence Tanfield (c.1551-1625) and Elizabeth Symonds (d.1629). She was born at Burford Priory in Oxfordshire and tutored by John Davies of Hereford, a noted poet. She spoke French, Spanish, Italian, Hebrew, and Transylvanian, as well as Latin, and translated the epistles of Seneca and Abraham and Ortelius’s Le Miroir du Monde

ELIZABETH TANFIELD (1585-October 1639) Elizabeth Tanfield was the only child of Sir Lawrence Tanfield (c.1551-1625) and Elizabeth Symonds (d.1629). She was born at Burford Priory in Oxfordshire and tutored by John Davies of Hereford, a noted poet. She spoke French, Spanish, Italian, Hebrew, and Transylvanian, as well as Latin, and translated the epistles of Seneca and Abraham and Ortelius’s Le Miroir du Monde

The Countess of Sussex  by Paulus Van Somer  (1576/78-1622)  a Flemish artist who arrived in England from Antwerp during the reign of King James I of England and became one of the leading painters of the royal court

The Countess of Sussex by Paulus Van Somer (1576/78-1622) a Flemish artist who arrived in England from Antwerp during the reign of King James I of England and became one of the leading painters of the royal court

File:Bartolomé González y Serrano 005.jpg ... Martherita of Austria

File:Bartolomé González y Serrano 005.jpg ... Martherita of Austria

Maria Karolina Zofia Felicja Leszczyńska herbu Wieniawa (ur. 23 czerwca 1703 w Trzebnicy, zm. 24 czerwca 1768 w Wersalu) – królowa Francji w latach 1725-1768 jako żona Ludwika XV. Młodsza córka króla polskiego Stanisława Leszczyńskiego i Katarzyny Opalińskiej.

Maria Karolina Zofia Felicja Leszczyńska herbu Wieniawa (ur. 23 czerwca 1703 w Trzebnicy, zm. 24 czerwca 1768 w Wersalu) – królowa Francji w latach 1725-1768 jako żona Ludwika XV. Młodsza córka króla polskiego Stanisława Leszczyńskiego i Katarzyny Opalińskiej.

Her Royal Highness Princess Gaetan of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Countess of Girgenti (1851–1931) née Her Royal Highness Infanta Isabella of Spain

Her Royal Highness Princess Gaetan of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Countess of Girgenti (1851–1931) née Her Royal Highness Infanta Isabella of Spain

Adolph Bolm & Tamara Karsavina in costume for the ballet Thamar, 1912; Costume for the Chinese Conjuror from Parade, designed by Pablo Picasso...

2010 Brit Insurance Design Awards: Category Winners - ARTS THREAD

Adolph Bolm & Tamara Karsavina in costume for the ballet Thamar, 1912; Costume for the Chinese Conjuror from Parade, designed by Pablo Picasso...

Unknown Artist mid 16th century Venice.  Painting shows side seam slightly to the rear instead of the centre of the torso.

Unknown Artist mid 16th century Venice. Painting shows side seam slightly to the rear instead of the centre of the torso.

LOCATING LONDON'S PAST. This website allows you to search a wide body of digital resources relating to early modern and eighteenth-century London, and to map the results on to a fully GIS compliant version of John Rocque's 1746 map.

LOCATING LONDON'S PAST. This website allows you to search a wide body of digital resources relating to early modern and eighteenth-century London, and to map the results on to a fully GIS compliant version of John Rocque's 1746 map.

1567 - French Peasant -  Illustrations de Recueil de la diversité des habits qui sont de présent usage tant es pays dEurope, Asie, Afrique et isles sauvages

1567 - French Peasant - Illustrations de Recueil de la diversité des habits qui sont de présent usage tant es pays dEurope, Asie, Afrique et isles sauvages

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