Tag: National and Domestic History of England

Pictures and short extracts from The National and Domestic History of England (A.D. 1399 – 1603), by William Hickman Smith Aubrey (1858 – 1916).

The execution of the English politician Lord William Russell 1683.

Lord William Russell, Gerard Soest,

Among the leaders of that party which for a time successfully opposed the attempts of Charles II. and the Duke of York to re-establish arbitrary rule, and to favor the restoration of Romanism in England, one of the most prominent was Lord Russell, usually called Lord William Russell, son of William, Earl of Bedford, and Lady Ann Carr, daughter of Carr, Earl of Somerset.

The Anglo-Saxon fashion and costume history. England c. 460 to 1066.

Saxon, Anglo-Saxon, costume, history, England

The Saxons commenced their conquests during the fifth century, but it was not until the year 720 that the earliest MS. preserved to us saw the light.