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Thoughts on the effects of stuttering on King Charles I and the English Civil War

I have always speculated on the effect stuttering had for King Charles I.  Personally, I’m sure that it did have great impact on his character and on him as a person.  But an aspect of this, which I think is seldom … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a cause of the English Civil War: lack of communication???

There have been many theories on the causes of the English Civil War.  Most certainly, this is a result of the many tensions and problems that led up and contributed to the war.  This, in a sense, made it more of … Continue reading

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Thoughts on King Charles I and his refusal to deal with Parliament – the problem with decision making assemblies

I must admit that I would be very upset with Parliament if I was in a similar position that King Charles I was in.  I can definately relate to his refusal to deal with Parliament that led to his ‘personal … 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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