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Siward: A portrait of Oliver Cromwell and his daughter, who we presume is begging him to let England celebrate Christmas again.

Suffragette, Britain, 1911. Women of Britain & the U.S., never waste your right to vote. These women fought, died and starved for a right we now take for granted. It's a right still denied to millions of women around the world.

Sir Arthur Haselrig, 2nd Baronet (1601 – 7 January 1661)[1] was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1640 and 1659. He was one of the five members of Parliament whom King Charles I tried to arrest in 1642

Christian(a) (nee Bruce). Countess of Devonshire, 27, wife of Wm. Cavendish,2nd Earl, with her 5-yr-old daughter Anne (later Lady Rich) & pregnant with her son Charles, who died fighting on the Royalist side. 1619 By Paul von Somers (Lady Rich's son Robert,however, married a daughter of Oliver Cromwell.)

"mary queen of scots death mask" does anyone know the provenance of this thing? (I can't believe that Mary was so young, so pretty, and above all so peaceful at death as this, but who knows?)

Guido Fawkes (1570–1606) By Charles Paget Wade Date Painted: 1901 From: National Trust After two days of torture, Fawkes confessed, and his co-conspirators who had tried to escape were swiftly killed or captured. This simple piece in tempera portrays Fawkes and lists the names of his co-conspirators. Whilst only Digby pleaded guilty, most were found to have committed high treason and subsequently executed, with Fawkes himself being hanged, drawn and quartered.

William Larkin (1580–1619) Frances Howard, Countess of Somerset Date circa 1615

a Dutch print satirizing Oliver Cromwell’s dissolution of the Long Parliament (detail), 1653

Stunning new maps will outline what Irish land Cromwell stole - and who owned it www.irishcentral....

Cromwell dissolving The Long Parliament, by Andrew Carrick Gow

Oliver Cromwell