Figure 1.-- These European boys may have been seen as participating in a medieval pageant, but their guns confirm that it is a Renaissance pageant. It looks to be a German event, but we do not have details at this time.
The Renaissance means rebirth and is the term used to describe the revival
of art, literature, and learning in Europe from the 13th-16th centuries.
Unfortunately, HBC often dies not have details on the chronological period
depicted in available images. Our understanding of Renaissance fashion is still
very limited as thus we can't speak authoritatively on the chronological styles.
We do note, however, that fashion in the medieval period changed very slowly,
but did quicken somewhat during the Renaissance. Along with costuming,
weapons are also displayed. The weaponry is often easier to date than the
We have archieved a theatrical costude which look to be made for the a Tudor era boy. It is a pink costume were are unsure as to its accuracy.