Events. 1470 5 August – Guillaume Du Fay purchases some land in his homeland of Beersel to provide an income to establish his obiit. October – Antoine Busnois first becomes a member of the Burgundian chapel as a demi-chappellain (he would be promoted to full chaplain in 1472).
Blind Harry, The Actes and Deidis of the Illustre and Vallyeant Campioun Schir William Wallace, also known as The Wallace, long Scottish "romantic biographical" poem in Middle Scots, probably created some time in the late 1470s or early to mid-1480s (in the decade up through 1477)
Full-bodied houppelandes with voluminous sleeves worn with elaborate headdresses are characteristic of the earlier 15th century. Detail from Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry . Fashion in 15th-century Europe was characterized by a series of extremes and extravagances, from the voluminous robes called houppelandes with their sweeping floor ...
Events January–December. January – Portuguese navigators João de Santarém and Pedro Escobar reach the gold-trading centre of Elmina on the Gold Coast of west Africa. and explore Cape St. Catherine, two degrees south of the equator, so that they begin to be guided by the Southern Cross constellation.
Year 1476 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. A painting of Vlad the Impaler , who was killed on the march to Bucharest, probably before the end of December.
1460s 1470s 1480s – ... Year 1499 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. Events ...
Sep 06, 2017 · The tight fit was achieved with lacing or buttons. This style faded rapidly from fashion in favor of the houppelande, a full robe with a high collar and wide sleeves that had become fashionable around 1380 and remained so to mid-15th century. The later houppelande had sleeves that were snug at the wrist, making a full “bag” sleeve.
In Doctor Who, the Doctor states that 1482 is a hard year to time travel to, as it is full of glitches. Victor Hugo 's novel The Hunchback of Notre-Dame takes place in this year. References Edit
Events January–December. January 29 – Richard Foxe becomes Bishop of Exeter.; March – Sigismund, Archduke of Austria, largely on the poor advice of his counselors, declares war on Venice, and seizes silver mines in and around the Sugana Valley.
Year 1491 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.