James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose was a Scottish nobleman who fought from 1644 to 1650 in the English Civil War in Scotland for the royal side.
The United Kingdom, known in antiquity as Britain (ie the territories of present-day England to Hadrian’s Wall, Cornwall and Wales), was from 43 BC to 440 AD, under Roman rule.
Roger Walden. Bishop of London in 1405.
Pitti-Sing. The Mikado. Victorian opera character. The Mikado is a comic opera in two acts by Gilbert and Sullivan (libretto by WS Gilbert, with music by Arthur Sullivan).
Becky Sharp. Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray. … IN the midst of the great persons assembled and the eye-glasses directed to her, Rebecca seemed to be as cool… Read More
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.
Sir William Gascoigne (c. 1350 – 1419), Knight, Chief Justice of the Kings Bench in 1413. Reign of King Henry IV.
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… Read More
An English Gentleman costume in 1590. Tudor fashion era. Renaissance 16th century.
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. Portrait of Hans Holbein the Younger.