Well, if the above painting (left) really is “Charles Spencer….the younger brother to late Princess Diana” I’m impressed by his complete dedication to his subject, Charles II! Talk about entering into the spirit of things! 😁 I look forward to the ultimate film but am rather more enthusiastic about Steve Coogan’s earlier film about the… Continue reading A new film about Charles II….
REBLOGGED FROM sparkypus.com A Medieval Pot Pourri A nice example of a medieval bed. Note the commode next to the bed complete with a lock! The side curtains are shown this way in most illustrations. I thought they may have been bunched up into some type of bag but it has been suggested to me that… Continue reading THE MEDIEVAL BED (update) – A PRIZED POSSESSION
Opulent beds could be used to entertain friends and even shared with guests staying overnight. Well at least you would be warm.. A very interesting article here on medieval beds including a glossary … I haven’t a clue as to what is going on with this lady and gentleman but, as it shows a medieval… Continue reading EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT MEDIEVAL BEDS..
Death bed of Richard Whittington…London 1442-1443. A link to an interesting article covering all things about the medieval bed including childbed, deathbed and much, much more …
This bed is far too beautiful for Henry VII. In my opinion, anyway. As to finding it in a hotel…well, what if you were snuggled there, anticipating your cooked breakfast next morning, when Henry’s ghost clambers in beside you???? Lawks! To read more, go here.