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