Tomorrow, January 20th is the 356th anniversary of The Trial of King Charles.
The beginning of the Commonwealth of England and the end of a Monarchy. 1,001 more words
One of the great delights of writing this blog, of having a website, and of being moderately active on Twitter, is that I sometimes gets really interesting feedback from those who follow me. 929 more words
4th January – On this day in 1642, King Charles I and his henchmen entered the Houses of Parliament and attempted to arrest five Members of Parliament, namely, John Hampden (c.1595–1643) (*), Arthur Haselrig (1601–1661), Denzil Holles (1599–1680), John Pym (1584–1643) and William Strode (1598–1645). 185 more words