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.
Grand Durbar at Cawnpore after the suppression of the Sepoy Revolt. Lord Canning investing the loyal Rajahs with decorations and proprietary rights by Marshall Claxton, Blackie and Son, London, Glasgow and Edinburgh, 1862.
Charles and Jane Lane who sheltered King Charles II after his defeat at the Battle of Worcester, 1651.
Sir Thomas More and his daughter Margaret Margaret Roper (1505-1544), born More, was an English translator and the eldest daughter of the English humanist Sir Thomas More. She was considered… Read More
THE DAWN OF CHRISTIANITY IN BRITAIN. The first preaching of christianity in Britain. A new power had already been in operation before the coming of the Saxons,—that power before which… Read More
James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose was a Scottish nobleman who fought from 1644 to 1650 in the English Civil War in Scotland for the royal side.
The United Kingdom, known in antiquity as Britain (ie the territories of present-day England to Hadrian’s Wall, Cornwall and Wales), was from 43 BC to 440 AD, under Roman rule.
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.
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