Category Archives: England

Period Costumes and Fashion from England, Regency, Empire, Georgian, Directory, Victorian and Tudor dresses.

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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John Viscount Beaumont K.G. Earl of Boulogne.

ohn Viscount Beaumont K.G. Earl of Boulogne. 15th century fashion. Middle ages costumes

Courtier of the reign of King Henry VI. supposed to represent John Viscount Beaumont K.G. Earl of Boulogne. Constable and Lord High Chamberlain of England

John Viscount Beaumont K.G. Earl of Boulogne 1430.

Courtier of the reign of King Henry VI. supposed to represent John Viscount Beaumont K.G. Earl of Boulogne. Constable and Lord High Chamberlain of England.

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Catherine Howard. Queen of England.

Catherine Howard. Queen of England. Tudor era. Renaissance fashion.

Catherine Howard. Queen of England. Portrait of Hans Holbein the Younger.

Catherine Howard. Queen of England, fifth wife of King Henry VIII.

Portrait of Hans Holbein the Younger.

Catherine Howard c.1521 – 1542. She was from 1540 until 1541 Queen of England and the fifth wife of King Henry VIII. Henry VIII. and Catherine Howard were married on July 28, 1540 at Oatlands Palace, in Surrey, immediately after the annulment of the marriage with Anne of Cleves.

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Sir Thomas More. English statesman in the 16th century.

Sir Thomas More, Hans Holbein the Younger. Tudor era. Renaissance fashion.

Sir Thomas More, 1478-1535. English statesman

Sir Thomas More, 1478 -1535. Portrait of Hans Holbein the Younger.

Sir Thomas More  was an English statesman and humanist author, noted Renaissance humanist, councillor to Henry VIII, and Lord High Chancellor of England from October 1529 to 16 May 1532. He is a saint and martyr of the Roman Catholic Church (Memorial Day June 22). Pope John Paul II in 2000 declared him the “heavenly Patron of Statesmen and Politicians.

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Sir William Beauchamp. 1st Baron Bergavenny. 14th century

Sir William Beauchamp. 14th century costume. England history.

Sir William Beauchamp (c. 1343 – 1411). 1st Baron Bergavenny, KG. Captain of Calais. Custos of the County of Pembroke in 1392.

Sir William Beauchamp (c. 1343 – 1411).

1st Baron Bergavenny, KG. Captain of Calais. Custos of the County of Pembroke in 1392.

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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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