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Rebellion: Britain's First Stuart Kings by Tim Harris

Tim Harris’ book offers a detailed and multifaceted account of the reigns of the Stuart monarchs, James I (also James VI of Scotland), and his ill-fated son, Charles I. 1,011 more words

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The Gunpowder Plot

When Queen Elizabeth I died in 1603, she was succeeded by James VI of Scotland who became King James I of England and Ireland. James was a Protestant but was married to a Catholic which gave the Catholic Population some hope that they would be able to worship freely. 564 more words

The Stuarts

Inktober 2015 #5 - The Jacobite Rising

270 yrs ago, Charles Edward Stuart, the Young Pretender or Bonnie Prince Charlie, instigated an uprising in Scotland in an attempt to seize the British throne for himself and the exiled Stuart family (the descendents of James II). 165 more words


Edgefield County school superintendent announces retirement

EDGEFIELD COUNTY, Ga. – Edgefield County’s superintendent says the fall semester will be his last as the district’s top educator.

Greg Anderson says he will retire at December 31st due to health reasons.  123 more words


Ravished by a Highlander - Children of the Mist #1 - Paula Quinn

Seduced by a Highlander (Children of the Mist Book 2)

I was quite amazed at the historical accuracy of this book and the imagination of the author of how she took history and embellished it. 687 more words

Paranormal Romance

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 from¬† 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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