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  Field of the Cloth of Gold.
The Field of Cloth of Gold: Men and Manners in 1520.
Field of the Cloth of Gold - Britain Express
Field of the Cloth of Gold: Sourcework Investigation - R. Tarr
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 AllRefer.com - cloth of gold (Textiles And Weaving) - Encyclopedia
cloth of gold, fabric woven wholly or partly of gold threads.
Cloth of gold was woven on Byzantine looms from the 7th to the 9th cent.
The use of gold textiles and embroideries in the Middle Ages is illustrated by the pageantry at the meeting of the Field of the Cloth of Gold (1520).
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 Field Of The Cloth Of Gold Holbein
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 Field of the Cloth of Gold - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Field of the Cloth of Gold, name given to the place between Guînes and Ardres, France, near Calais, where Kings Henry VIII of England and Francis I...
Diplomacy : history of diplomacy: Field of the Cloth of Gold
The city is a rail-spur terminus and the center of the gold-mining...
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  Field of the Cloth of Gold - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Field of the Cloth of Gold, or in French Le Camp du Drap d'Or, is the name given to a place in Balinghem, between Guînes and Ardres, in France, near Calais.
Ladies gorgeously clad, and knights, showing by their dress and bearing their anxiety to revive the glories and the follies of the age of chivalry, jostled mountebanks, mendicants and vendors of all kinds.
Engraving of the Field Of The Cloth Of Gold, by James Basire in 1774, from a 16th century oil painting in the collection of George III of England
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 Field of the Cloth of Gold - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-17)
Field of the Cloth of Gold locality between Guines and Ardres, not far from Calais, in France, where in 1520 Henry VIII of England and Francis I of France met for the purpose of arranging an alliance.
Out of Africa: filled with Blue Period Picassos, kente cloth and a massive collection of African art, the Johannesburg mansion De Beers heiress Mary Slack shares with her five dogs is a wonderland of vibrant colors.
Northern gothic: witches, ghosts and werewolves in the Savanna Hinterland of the Gold Coast, 1900s-1950s.
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 NATHAN FIELD - LoveToKnow Article on NATHAN FIELD
Field early became one of the children of Queen Elizabeths chapel, and in that capacity he played leading parts in Ben Jonsons Cynthias Revels (in 1600), in the Poetasler (in 1601), and in Epicoene (ip 1608), and the title role in Chapmans Bussy dAmbois (in 1606).
In 1614 Field received ro for playing before the king in Bartholomew Fair, a play in which Jonson records his reputation as an actor in the words which is your Burbadge now?.
Field was part author with Massinger in the Fatal Dowry (printed 1632), and he prefixed commendatory verses to Fletchers Faithful Shepherdess.
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 The Field of the Cloth of Gold
The silken tents were richly decorated with cloth of gold and precious gems, as were the throngs of courtiers and ladies in waiting.
In the fields beyond the castle, tents to the number of 2800 were erected for less distinguished visitors, and the whole scene was one of the greatest animation.
The Field of Cloth of Gold had a negligible impact on these political machinations, but it made a great impression on those who were witness to such splendor.
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 Cloth of Gold
Ten yards of cloth of gold might dress the king, and ten more were required for the flowing cover of the horse he rode.
As soon as Italy had acquired knowledge and practise of the silk industry; she, too, wove cloth of gold and supplied in great part the almost barbaric display which was the weakness of kings and the demand of the populace.
The cloth of gold of the Fourteenth Century and immediately after was not always one glittering sheet of woven metal as the name implies, but was brocaded in showy figures of silk or velvet which added enormously to the beauty of the material.
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 FIELD OF THE CLOTH OF GOLD - LoveToKnow Article on FIELD OF THE CLOTH OF GOLD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-17)
In the fields beyond the castle, tents to the number of 2800 were erected for less distinguished visitors, and the whole scene was one of the greatest animation.
The Ordonnance f or the Field is printed by J. Brewer in the Calendar of State Papers, Henry VIII.
See: FIELD OF THE CLOTH OF GOLD at LoveToKnow.
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 Satin Lehenga,Lehanga Cholis,Choli Dress India,Lehengha
Satin, also known as cloth of gold, is a fabric woven wholly or partly of gold threads.
Modern metallic cloth, known as lamé, is commonly made of a core yarn wound with a thin metal thread, or lame.
Satin can be used for lining clothing as well, and during Elizabethan times was one of the most popular materials used for lining clothing and shoes of the nobility.
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 Field of the Cloth of Gold
Cloth of Gold was a fabric woven with thin strands of gold interspersed with more traditional materials, often silk.
It might be used for clothing or for a ceremonial cloth used as a canopy for thrones.
It is this ostentatious display of wealth and power that earned the meeting-place between Francis and Henry the sobriquet "The Field of the Cloth of Gold".
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 Gold Through The Ages
Cloth of Gold was a popular fabric among the nobility during the Middle Ages.
In 1520, Henry VIII of England and Francis I of France had a meeting Calais called "The Field of the Cloth of Gold" because many huge pavilions and great silken tents were decorated with cloth of gold.
The gold prevents icing or misting, reflects glare, and guards against harmful rays of the sun.
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 The Whitby High School - A Level History - Henry VIII Foreign Policy Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-17)
The locality was "'Twixt Guynes and Ardres" near Calais; both kings brought with them very large retinues, and the term "cloth of gold" reflects the pageantry of the scene, in which each monarch strove to outshine the other in splendour.
(Cloth of gold was a costly fabric made of a tissue of gold threads interwoven with silk or wool.)
The political result of the Field of Cloth of Gold negotiation was nil, in that Henry had already decided to move closer to the Emperor while not adopting any directly hostile attitude to Francis.
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 Field of the Cloth of Gold — Infoplease.com
Field of the Cloth of Gold, locality between Guines and Ardres, not far from Calais, in France, where in 1520
Field of the Cloth of Gold - Field of the Cloth of Gold The plain, near Guisnes, where Henry VIII.
cloth of gold - cloth of gold cloth of gold, fabric woven wholly or partly of gold threads.
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 Chapter Fian <i>to</i> Field of the Cloth of Gold of F by Brewer's Phrase & Fable
Field Marshal A general officer of the highest rank, who commands an army, or, at any rate, more than one corps.
Field of Blood Aceldama, the piece of land bought by the chief priests with the money which Judas threw down in the temple; so called because it was bought with blood-money.
Field of the Cloth of Gold The plain, near Guisnes, where Henry VIII.
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 Chapter Fiddler <i>to</i> Fights and Runs Away of F by Brewer's Readers Handbook
Field of Peterloo, the site of an attack made by the military upon a reform meeting held in St. Peter’s Field, Manchester, August 16, 1819.
Field of the Cloth of Gold, a large plain between Ardres and Guisnes [Gheen], where François I. interviewed Henry VIII.
Fielding of the Drama, George Farquhar, author of The Beaux’ Stratagem, etc. (1678–1707).
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 The Dunken Company Toy Casting Molds > Chess Set molds > FIELD OF CLOTH (RENAISSANCE) - KING HENRY 8th SIDE
The Field of the Cloth of Gold took place in June 1520, near Guisnes in France.
It was described as a display of medieval chivalry at which King Henry VIII of England crossed the Channel to joust with the new French King, Frances I. Henry attempted to outdo Francis both by the splendor of his equipment, the cunning of his diplomacy and even his physical strength.
At the Field of the Cloth of Gold, Henry suddenly challenged Francis to a wrestling match.
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 FIELD OF THE CLOTH OF GOLD - Online Information article about FIELD OF THE CLOTH OF GOLD
FIELD (a word common to many West German languages, cf.
GOLD [symbol Au, atomic weight 195.7(H = 1),197.2(0 =16)]
fields beyond the castle, tents to the number of 2800 were erected for less distinguished visitors, and the whole See also:
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 BBC - History - Field of the Cloth of Gold 1520   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-17)
Although at war in the early 1510s, by later that same decade a grand alliance between England, France, Spain, the Papacy and the Empire was envisaged.
Although the diplomacy ultimately foundered, one of the high points in discussion was the meeting of Henry VIII and Francis I of France at the Field of the Cloth of Gold outside Calais in 1520.
Tilts, jousts and other chivalric entertainment occurred daily and temporary fountains were plumbed to flow with red wine for the duration of the meeting.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/timelines/britain/tud_cloth_gold.shtml   (260 words)

  
 Knighthood, Chivalry & Tournament Glossary of Terms
Feudal Levy: The army available to a lord resulting from the obligations to field a number of knights and men-at-arms in exchange for the land and it’s income.
This military service was the mainstay of medieval forces until the middle of the 14th century, consisting generally of 40 days military service in the field or as a castle guard.
Field: The surface on a heraldic shield, the base color or metal upon which the primary chief or division is placed upon.
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 cloth
Cloth is made by weaving thin strands of fibre into a sheet of fabric generally known as "material".
Cloth is most often used in the manufacture of clothing or household furnishings.
The relative thickness of fibres in cloth is measured in deniers.
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 versanglais   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-17)
On the Route of the Field of the Cloth of Gold, 20 min.
Between Guînes and Ardres, site of the field of the cloth of Gold: a memorial commemorates the meeting (7th of june 1520) between François I and Henry VIII.
Ideal stop-over on the Route of the Field of the Cloth of Gold.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Kolar Gold Fields   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-17)
The city is a rail-spur terminus and the center of the gold-mining region...
Field of the Cloth of Gold, name given to the place between Guînes and Ardres, France, near Calais, where Kings Henry VIII of England and Francis I...
Golden lie the meadows; golden run the streams; red gold is on the vine-stems.
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 channel4.com - Monarchy - Field of Cloth of Gold - text only   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-17)
But the image, like the Field of Cloth of Gold itself, proved to be a mirage.
The Field of the Cloth of Gold took place in an area known at the time as the Trois Pays (Three Countries) because it is where English, Spanish and French territories met (Charles V, Holy Roman emperor and king of Spain, also ruled over what is now Belgium and Holland).
The Guines town museum – La Tour d'Horloge – brings the Field of the Cloth of Gold vividly to life with an entertaining film of a 'conversation' between the two kings (in French with English subtitles) in which they each explain their point of view.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Kolar Gold Fields   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-17)
Kolar Gold Fields, city in India, in southern Karnataka State near Bangalore.
The city is a rail terminus and the centre of the gold-mining region of...
Field of the Cloth of Gold, name traditionally given to the meeting-place of Henry VIII of England and Francis I of France in early June 1520.
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 Spain, Peru, Cloth of Gold
On this she grew to greatness and power, and a royal daughter of Spain was desired by Maximilian as wife for his son Philip, and from this marriage was born the Emperor Charles V, whose story involves the whole of Europe.
Gold from the new world was then in every Spaniard's pockets.
The walls of churches and of palaces were hung with damasks, and embroiderers were set to work on altar cloths and clerical vestments such as amaze us of today.
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 Field of the Cloth of Gold 1520
Henry VIII leaving Dover Harbour en route to the Field of the Cloth of Gold
Guines: Annual festival commemorating the "Field of the Cloth of Gold" - Camp du Drap d'Or.
Lavish tents were set up in a field in "no man's land" in the middle - the celebrated "Field of the Cloth of Gold".
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 cloth of gold - HighBeam Encyclopedia
Modern metallic cloth, known as lamé, is commonly made of a core yarn wound with a thin metal thread, or lamé.
Cloth of gold; Textiles.(Prosperous niche markets in the textile business)
Specialty cloth make sense for 'scents, CDs: a converter of cloth coverings for packaging uses natural-finish cloth materials to specially laminate SBS carton board for The Band Collectors' Edition of CDs and a book cloth for Island Michael Kors Collection fragrance cartons from Estee Lauder.(packaging materials)
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