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Images of the Regicide

A history blog called Mercurius Politicus produced an article relating to images of the regicide, the execution of Charles 1st back in 1999.

A good read for those interested in this period of our history


With the 360th anniversary of the execution of Charles I coming up on Friday, I thought I would have a look at what the internet has to offer on images of the regicide.

While Charles’s reputation has been the subject of immense debate, pictures of his execution have tended to be remarkably consistent over the years. Immediate reactions to the regicide – mostly printed abroad.  Read more –   Images of the Regicide