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The Execution of King Charles I

“ ... in that very hour when he was thus wickedly murdered in the sight of the sun, he had as great a share in hearts and affections of his subjects in general, was as much beloved, esteemed and longed for by the people ... as any of his predecessors

Nantwich Besieged exhibition proves hit for town visitors

The new “Nantwich Besieged” exhibition at Nantwich Museum is proving a popular attraction for visitors. The exhibition recalls the impact of the English Civil War in the locality. Mayor of Nantwich Town Council Cllr Andrew Martin unveiled one of the centrepieces at the start of the exhibition – depicting the scene in

This Day in History: March 10th

Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland has been called England’s most ill-fated monarch. On March 10, 1629, he dissolved Parliament and had several members imprisoned, beginning the 11-year period known as the Personal Rule. This set into motion the events that led to the English Civil War and the death

Images of the Regicide

A history blog called Mercurius Politicus produced an article relating to images of the regicide, the execution of Charles 1st back in 1999. A good read for those interested in this period of our history ..... With the 360th anniversary of the execution of Charles I coming up on Friday, I thought I

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