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Stuart Monarchy

The Tudor line ended with Queen Elizabeth I as the King of Scotland succeeded her as King James I of England.

His conception of the royal power was none the less elevated.  1,801 more words


Civil War in England – the raising of the King’s Standard

375 years ago saw the start of the last civil war to be fought on British soil when King Charles I raised his royal standard in Nottingham on 22nd August 1642. 774 more words


The King's Head Pub, Galway's Latin Quarter

The Kings Head dates back over 800 years with research showing the building in existence since the 13th century. The building was the home of the Mayor of Galway, Thomas Lynch Fitz-Ambrose. 380 more words

Irish History

English Civil War

Queen Elizabeth ascended to the English throne on the 17th November 1558 and crowned on the 15th January 1559, at Westminster.  She was the last Tudor monarch to sit upon the throne, and upon her death on the 24th March 1603, she had died, without an heir. 1,488 more words


To the death...

Charles, opposed the English Parliament
taking for himself, a catholic Queen,
believing he had absolute power
over Parliament and people.

King and Parliament, always at odds… 67 more words


Royal Oak

Thurs. 25 May: a visit to Boscobel House. It’s where King Charles I hid in the oak tree in 1651. The oak’s no longer with us, but a descendent is there for visiting. 59 more words



I’m not a big English history buff, so I don’t know if King Charles I was a good guy or not, but I was thinking about the word… 398 more words