Category Archives: 1649

Charles the first in the guard room. 17th century.

Charles I Trial. History of England. 17th century fashion. English Civil War

Charles the first in the guard room. Charles I Insulted by Cromwell’s Soldiers by Hippolyte Delaroche. Charles I of England taunted by the victorious soldiers of Oliver Cromwell.

Charles the first in the guard room.

We feel now, as men felt very soon after the execution of Charles, that we cannot hope entirely to justify the means taken to bring about his trial and to insure the sentence. The last act of the terrible tragedy closes on a scene which has remained for more than two centuries one of the saddest and most affecting pictures in English history.

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James, Duke of Hamilton in 1649. English 17th century nobility.

James, Duke of Hamilton in Armor. England 17th century nobility. Baroque costume.

James, Duke of Hamilton 1649

James, Duke of Hamilton in 1649.

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