When Did You Last See Your Father?  An Alternative Interpretation

When Did You Last See Your Father? An Alternative Interpretation

John Adair, in his authoritative book ‘By The Sword Divided’, states that the two children were those belonging to one Bulstrode Whitelocke of Fawley Court near Henley. Whitelocke was a lawyer of some note and it is not clear which side he supported but it...

English Civil War – Royalist or Parliamentarian? Who fought for whom?

From the moment that Charles I raised his standard at Nottingham in August 1642, ordinary people throughout the country were forced to choose which side they were on. In the majority of cases this choice was made for them as they simply joined the army that reached...
Charles I – The Slide to Civil War

Charles I – The Slide to Civil War

Charles I came to the throne in 1625 after the death of his father, James I. Like his father, he believed in the Divine Right of Kings. Although only parliament could pass laws and grant money for war, because they refused to do as he wished, Charles chose to rule...

English Civil War Timeline

13th June 1625 King Charles Marries King Charles I married Henrietta Maria, daughter of Henry IV of France at St Augustine’s Church, Canterbury, Kent. The marriage was not popular because she was a Catholic. May 1626 Parliament Dismissed Parliament were unhappy...

English Civil War – Bibliography

Battles of the Civil War – Owen Crossby Castles of Wales and the Civil War – Castles of Wales Charles I – Britannia Civil War Re-enactment – The Sealed Knot The English Civil War – History Learning Site The...

English Civil War Timeline

13th June 1625 King Charles Marries King Charles I married Henrietta Maria, daughter of Henry IV of France at St Augustine’s Church, Canterbury, Kent. The marriage was not popular because she was a Catholic. May 1626 Parliament Dismissed Parliament were unhappy...
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