The National and Domestic History of England (Vol 1) (page 1/2)

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Pictures and short extracts from The National and Domestic History of England Volume I (A.D. 1399 – 1603), by William Hickman Smith Aubrey (1858 – 1916). The book is undated, but is probably 1878, since I found someone selling a copy with an inscription dated 1879.

In 2015 I bought the three-volume set from Bookends of Fowey in Cornwall, UK. Previously I had only Volume II and part of volume III.

Volume 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Title: The National and Domestic History of England (Vol 1)

Author: Aubrey, William Hickman Smith

City: London

Date: 1878

Total items: 11

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: King John Sealing Magna Charta]

King John Sealing Magna Charta

King John sits on a throne under a huge canopy and raised up on a daïs, a large scroll in front of him which is presumably the original copy of the Magna Carta itself. He is about to press a seal into [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Ladies' Costume, Time of Edward I]

Ladies’ Costume, Time of Edward I

In this woodcut a man in 13th century costume holds up a woman’s garment, a tunic perhaps although I am not certain. This is a Victorian engraving based on a thirteenth Century drawing. [more...] [$]

[picture: Costume. A.D. 1302--1413.]

Costume. A.D. 1302 – 1413.

Top row: Bishop; Countess. [more...] [$]

[picture: Mediæval King]

Mediæval King

The King here is taken from the coloured plate Costumes A.D. 1200 – 1300; he is standing, wearing a golden crown and a pink robe with gold embroidery of solid lines and the fleur-de-lys and cross; over his shoulder is a green cape with a blue and white lining bearing an heraldic theme; on his feet are diamons-pattened yellow pointed shoes that might really just be little more substantial than socks; in his right hand he [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Magna Carta]

Magna Carta

Magna Carta wasn’t as big of a deal at the time (it only lasted a few months) as it is seen today, but it did lay the way for other treaties, and limited the power of the monarch and nobles (the government officials of the day) when they conflicted with the [...] [more...] [$]


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Pictures and short extracts from The National and Domestic History of England Volume I (A.D. 1399 – 1603), by William Hickman Smith Aubrey (1858 – 1916). The book is undated, but is probably 1878, since I found someone selling a copy with an inscription dated 1879.

In 2015 I bought the three-volume set from Bookends of Fowey in Cornwall, UK. Previously I had only Volume II and part of volume III.

Volume 1

Volume 2

Volume 3


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