Reigns Of Charles Vi And Charles

Taste in dress becomes purer—Heart-shaped head-coverings, the "cornette," and the ' ' hennin " in the reign of Charles VI.—Husbands complain—Preachers denounce —Thomas Connecte declaims against the diabolic invention—Brother Richard tries to reform it—The "hennin" gains the victory—Costume of Jeanne de Bourbon—"Escoffion"—An absurd figure—Gravouère — Isabeau de Bavière— Gorgiasetés—Tripes—Splendour of the court—Agnes Sorel—"Coiffe adoumée ;" diamonds ; the carcan—Walking-sticks

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