The English Civil War was fought 1642-1649 between supporters of King Charles I of England (“Cavaliers”) and those of the English Parliament (“Roundheads”).
King Charles, 1600-1649, was from 1625 to 1649 King of England, Scotland and Ireland from the House of Stuart.
The Gunpowder Plot.
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.
Mary I, also Maria, the Catholic or the Bloody Mary (1516 – 1558), was from 1553 to 1558 Queen of England and Ireland and the fourth monarch of the Tudor House.
Edward Tudor 1537 – 1553. Pictures and Royal Portraits illustrative of English and Scottish History by Thomas Archer.
Relics associated with Queen Elisabeth. The Golden Prayer-book of Queen Elizabeth. Cup set with Amethysts and Turquois. Book of Meditations and Prayers
Sir Francis Drake was an English sea captain, privateer, slave trader, naval officer and discoverer of the Elizabethan era.
Lady Jane Grey, the official heiress of King Edward VI, claimed the title of Queen of England from 10 to 19 July 1553. Since then she has had the nickname Queen of the Nine Days or Queen of the Thirteen Days. However, she was defeated by Maria I.
Henry VIII. Tudor 1491-1547, was from 1509 to 1547 King of England, from 1541 King of Ireland. Henry VIII. was the first English king with a Renaissance education, he spoke several languages, wrote poems, composed music and showed great interest in religious themes.