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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

Women’s Work in Rural England, 1500-1700

Interesting new blog to follow researching women's work in rural England, 1500-1700 which may bring up some useful information for the civil war period. Welcome to the website for the project ‘Women’s Work in Rural England, 1500-1700: A New Methodological Approach’. Funded by the Leverhulme Trust and based at the University

12 facts about the Stuarts

They immediately succeeded the Tudors, and reigned over some of the most monumentally changeable times in British history – civil war, rebellion, the beheading of a king, plague outbreaks, a disastrous fire and a successful foreign invasion. Yet the Stuarts remain a largely overlooked dynasty The Stuarts reigned from 1603 to

Prides Purge 6th December 1648

In 1648, King Charles I was in captivity at Carisbrooke Castle and the first stage of the English Civil War was over. The Long Parliament issued a set of demands for the future government of the Kingdom and sent commissioners to negotiate with the King over the terms of the

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