Charles I King of England, Scotland and Ireland in the fashion of 1624.

Charles, Stuart, England, baroque, fashion, costume,
King Charles I of England in 1624

Charles I of England in 1624.

17th century, baroque fashion period.

Charles I (1600 – 1649) from the House of Stuart was King of England, Scotland and Ireland from 1625 to 1649. His attempts to introduce a uniform ecclesiastical constitution in England and Scotland and to govern without a parliament in the spirit of absolutism triggered the English Civil War, which ended with Charles’ execution and the temporary abolition of the monarchy.

Source: “Sheets for costume design: historical and folk costumes. Published by Franz Lipperheide, 1876-1887.


The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)