15th Century
Reigning English Monarchs
Henry IV - 1399 to 1413

Henry V - 1413 to 1422

Henry VI - 1422 to 1461

Edward IV - 1461 to 1483

Edward V - 1483

Richard III - 1483 to 1485

Henry V11 - 1485 to 1509

1.

A Nobleman

Edward IV became king after the bitter battles of the Wars of the Roses.
2.

A Gentleman

3.

A Lady

4.

1st Liveryman

Liverymen were members of a livery company and freemen of the City of London.
5.

2nd Liveryman

The costume of the lower classes changed imperceptibly over the century and in no way reflected the high fashions of the court and prosperous merchant class.
6.

A miller and his boy

7.

A piper with his recorder

N.B. pass your mouse over the piper to view a close-up