Category Archives: 17th Century

Louis XIII. fashion. France Ancien Régime.

Musketeers. Baroque military uniforms. Costumes France 17th century. Louis XIII modes.

Marshal Souvré. Mr. Bellegarde, Grand Squire of France. M. Pluvinel, Riding Master of Louis XIII. (1610-1643).

Louis XIII. fashion. Ancien Régime.

Marshal Souvré. Mr. Bellegarde, Grand Squire of France. M. Pluvinel, Riding Master of Louis XIII. (1610-1643).
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James Graham, 1. Marquess of Montrose.

 Marquis of Montrose. 17th century. English Civil War. Baroque costume.

The Marquis of Montrose at the Place of Execution.

The Execution of James Graham, 1. Marquess of Montrose.

James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose, (born probably in 1612 in Montrose, executed on May 21, 1650 in Edinburgh) was a Scottish nobleman who fought from 1644 to 1650  in the English Civil War in Scotland for the royal side.

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Oliver Cromwell. The Protector. History of England

Oliver Cromwell. Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland. England History. 17th century.

Oliver Cromwell. Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland.

Oliver Cromwell. The Protector.

Oliver Cromwell (born 1599 in Huntingdon, died on September 3, 1658 in Westminster) was Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland during the brief Republican period of British history. In the history of the British Isles Cromwell is a controversial figure. Some historians rate him as a Kingslayer and dictator, while he applies by others as freedom hero.

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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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