The Vigil, c1884, (1938). Artist: John Pettie
The Vigil, c1884. The Vigil of Arms was one of the religious exercises, which in the Middle Ages preceded the conferment of knighthood. The artist James Watt was the model for the knight; the background was taken from St Bartholomew?s Church in Smithfield. Painting held at the Tate Britain, London. From World-Famous Paintings edited by J. Greig Pirie [W. & G. Foyle, Ltd, London, 1938.]
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Jan Hus burned at the stake, and his ashes thrown into the Rhine
Jan Hus burned at the stake, and his ashes thrown into the Rhine. (Illustration from the Richental's illustrated chronicle), 1483. Found in the Collection of Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel.
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Portrait of Duke Eric I of Brunswick-Luneburg (1470-1540), Prince of Calenberg-Gottingen, 1667
Portrait of Duke Eric I of Brunswick-Luneburg (1470-1540), Prince of Calenberg-Gottingen, 1667. Found in the collection of Nationalmuseum Stockholm.
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