Venetica Militia

Venetica Militia

Venetica Militia
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"Whether it [d'Alluye's Chinese sword] was traded peacefully along the ancient Silk Road, or was carried by a raider on the conquering horses of the Mongols, whether Jean d'Alluye acquired it as an exotic collector's item in the bazaar of some Levantine port, or took it as booty on a Syrian battlefield, we will never know."

"Whether it [d'Alluye's Chinese sword] was traded peacefully along the ancient Silk Road, or was carried by a raider on the conquering horses of the Mongols, whether Jean d'Alluye acquired it as an exotic collector's item in the bazaar of some Levantine port, or took it as booty on a Syrian battlefield, we will never know."

Worcester cathedral, effigy of armed knight.

Worcester cathedral, effigy of armed knight.

Tomb Effigy of a Recumbent Knight from the Abbey of Sainte-Marie, La Genevraye, Lower Normandy -- Made in Normandy, France, Europe, 1230-40

Tomb Effigy of a Recumbent Knight from the Abbey of Sainte-Marie, La Genevraye, Lower Normandy -- Made in Normandy, France, Europe, 1230-40

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Tomb Effigy of a Recumbent Knight from the Abbey of Sainte-Marie, La Genevraye, Lower Normandy

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Tomb Effigy of a Recumbent Knight from the Abbey of Sainte-Marie, La Genevraye, Lower Normandy

English church monuments - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - William II Longespee (d. 1250) in Salisbury Cathedral

English church monuments - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - William II Longespee (d. 1250) in Salisbury Cathedral

William Longespee, Earl of Salisbury  illegitimate son of Henry II  d. 7 March 1226--approx. age 50  Salisbury Cathedral  He was one of the founders of Salisbury Cathedral, and the first burial in the (not yet finished) Cathedral

William Longespee, Earl of Salisbury illegitimate son of Henry II d. 7 March 1226--approx. age 50 Salisbury Cathedral He was one of the founders of Salisbury Cathedral, and the first burial in the (not yet finished) Cathedral

William Longespee, Earl of Salisbury. In Salisbury Cathedral (said to be the first person buried there). Died 7 March 1226.

William Longespee, Earl of Salisbury. In Salisbury Cathedral (said to be the first person buried there). Died 7 March 1226.

Grave Marker- William Longespe, Earl of Salisbury    		Illegitimate son of Henry II and Half Brother of King John,Salisbury Cathedral

Grave Marker- William Longespe, Earl of Salisbury Illegitimate son of Henry II and Half Brother of King John,Salisbury Cathedral

6 Effigy Knights of Temple Church, London (casts)

6 Effigy Knights of Temple Church, London (casts)

William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke. Served King Henry II, Queen Eleanor of Aqutaine, tutor of Henry, the Young King. As a rival, the only man to best Richard the Lionhearted, then turned ally. Supported John, saved London from the French and expelled them as Regent, under the boy King Henry III. Effigy at Temple church, London

William Marshal, 1st Earl of Pembroke. Served King Henry II, Queen Eleanor of Aqutaine, tutor of Henry, the Young King. As a rival, the only man to best Richard the Lionhearted, then turned ally. Supported John, saved London from the French and expelled them as Regent, under the boy King Henry III. Effigy at Temple church, London