Originally Roman, the Bishops Gate was rebuilt by the Hansa merchants in 1471 in exchange for Steelyard privileges. Its final form was erected in 1735 by the City authorities and demolished in 1760.
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Afonso V of Portugal. Siege of Asilah, 1471
Alfonso V of Portugal, 'the African' (1425-1481). King of Portugal (1438-1481). Detail of the King. Cloth number 2 of the series on the Conquest of Asilah and Tangier in 1471 by Alfonso V of Portugal. Manufacturing of Tournai, probably from the workshop of Passchier Grenier. The Pastrana Tapestries: Siege of Asilah. ca. 1471 - 1475. Flemish art. Tapestry. SPAIN. CASTILE-LA MANCHA. GUADALAJARA. Pastrana. Collegiate Tapestries Pastrana Museum.
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Burgundians at Beauvais
In the course of the on-going struggle between the ducs de Bourgogne and the crown, Beauvais is besieged by battering Burgundians.
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