Category Archives: King Charles I and the English Civil War

Some locations of relics and artifacts from King Charles I

I have not seen any of these relics but my understanding is that these are true: Carisbrooke Castle on the Isle of Wight has things of King Charles I: –  A lock of King Charles I Hair –   King Charles … Continue reading

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Quotes from King Charles I at his trial and execution

Here are some quotes from King Charles I during his trial: Saturday, January 20, 1649 “I would know by what power I am called hither.”  (his first statement in the trial) “Now, I would know by what authority – I … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the character of King Charles I

I’ve always wondered:  What was King Charles like, as a person and a human being? Here are some of my thoughts at this time (which is all speculation of course): I always thought I’d find a polite, kind, and considerate … Continue reading

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