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356 years ago today: The Trial of King Charles

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

The incredible story of Oliver Cromwell's head

I guess King Charles II was not the “turn the other the cheek” or “let’s bury the hatchet” sort of man. No, indeed. I may understand that once back fromĀ  his exile in France, he wished to punish the twelve surviving regicides, who had participated in the trial and execution of his father, … 972 more words

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The Scrumptious Stuart Queens: Mary II

(This post originally appeared at The Freelance History Writer, but is written by yours truly!


On April 30th, 1662, a girl is born to James, Duke of York and his wife, Anne Hyde. 615 more words

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