James Hamilton 1606-1649, was a son of James Hamilton, 2nd Marquess of Hamilton and his wife Anne Cunningham. He was educated with King Charles I, and stood to the same in the closest personal relationships.
King Charles the First 1648. From the House of Stuart. He was beheaded on the 30th of January, 1649 before the Banqueting House in London.
George Digby, 2nd Earl of Bristol (1612 − 1677), was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1640 until 1641 when he was raised to the House of Lords.
English Tudor fashion in the XVI. Century. Top row left to right: Henry VIII, Anne of Cleves. Right: Clothing of a merchant in London. Cavalier clothing between 1550-1600. Clothes of… Read More
King James (1566-1625) from England with sword. Tudor fashion era. Renaissance period. He was born on 19 June 1566 as the son of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, and her second… Read More
THESE spoils from Napoleon’s army were secured by Sir Walter on the occasion of his visit to the field of Waterloo.
It contains a piece of paper on which is written: “An old purse worn by Sir Walter Scott for many years, made of mole-skin.”
Abbotsford hall door. A complete suit of feudal steel armour. HALL DOOR LOOKING TOWARDS STUDY AND SHOWING CORNER OF DESK. IN the Reliquia Sir Walter thus describes this end of… Read More
The pipes are finely coloured meerschaum, mounted in silver and with silver covers.
Sgian dubh is a traditional Scottish knife, also known as “stocking dagger”. Since the 18th century the Sgian dubh belongs to Kilt equipment of the Highland Scots.