Frances Stewart was one of the great beauties of the Jacobean court, she was also the patron of Captain John Smith of the Virginia Colony.
Costume of London 1640 A Nobleman and a Lady. Baroque fashion. England Stuart period.
England baroque fashion 1685. Reign of James II.
Charles and Jane Lane who sheltered King Charles II after his defeat at the Battle of Worcester, 1651.
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
The Battle of Marston Moor. The Battle of Marston Moor was held on 2 July 1644 near York and was one of the decisive battles of the English Civil War.… Read More
James Stuart was as James VI from 1567 King of Scotland, and since 1603 until his death in addition as James I King of England and King of Ireland.
Dress of the Commonality. Time of Charles I. A.D. 1630. Baroque era
Shoe said to have belonged to Mary Stuart Queen of Scots (1542 – 1587).
The procedure for cancellation her marriage to Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex with the aim of Robert Carr, to marry the 1st Earl of Somerset, caused one of the greatest scandals of England in the Stuart time. Because James I pardoned her, she escaped the execution.