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0037626
FRANCE: PLOUGHING, 1763.
An idealized version of 'labourage,' the tilling and ploughing of arable soil, on a model manor, as depicted in Denis Diderot's 'Encyclopedia.' Color line engraving, French, 1763.
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0010806
MEDIEVAL MANOR.
Drawing showing the plan of a medieval, English manor.
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0006105
FRANCE: PLOUGHING, 1763.
An idealized version of 'labourage,' the tilling and ploughing of arable soil, on a model manor, as depicted in Denis Diderot's 'Encyclopedia.' Line engraving, French, 1763.
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0017092
MEDIEVAL ENGLISH MANOR.
A modern reconstruction.
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0076141
FEUDALISM, 13th CENTURY.
A king grants a fief, signified by the presentation of a flag. Line engraving after a miniature from the Heidelberg manuscript of the Sachsenspiegel, a German law code composed c1230.
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0017093
MEDIEVAL ENGLISH MANOR.
A modern reconstruction.
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0086216
GERMANY: FIEFDOM, 1566.
Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II confirms the fiefdom of August von Sachsen in Augsburg, Germany, 23 April 1566. The act takes place in the Weinmarkt (wine market) between the dance hall and Fugger-Haus. Contemporary German engraving.
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0006060
WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR
(1027-1087). King of England, 1066-1087. William presenting fiefs to his nephew, Alain Le Roux, Count of Brittany. Illumination from a 13th-century manuscript. RESTRICTED OUTSIDE US.
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0120376
CHINA: CHOU EMPEROR.
King Ch'eng of Chou presenting a leaf to his younger brother, Shu Yu, as a symbol of his investiture as Marquis of T'ang, 11th century B.C. Painted silk scroll, c1200, by Liu Sung-Nien.
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0016837
MEDIEVAL MANOR.
Drawing showing the plan of a medieval, English manor.