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.
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.
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.
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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