Tag Archives: Charles II

The Death of a Duke

15th July 1685, Tower Hill. A 35 year old man climbs the scaffolding erected on Tower Hill the purpose of this moment, the moment of his death. The last person on his mind is not his long suffering wife or … Continue reading

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Royal Oak Day

Image not Mine – Charles Hiding in the Royal Oak  Apologies for the huge gap in posts. It seems writing a book around life and work is harder than I thought and something had to give sadly blog posts were … Continue reading

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On this day 1666: The Start of The Great Fire of London

Today in 1666, the great fire of London started in an east end bakery of one Thomas Farrier on Pudding Lane causing devastation and destruction to the English Capital. The blaze burnt for 3 days and totally destroyed the medieval … Continue reading

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29th May 1660; The Day Charles II Re-entered London

I do love Serendipity. It so happens that after a few weeks away from a writing project I am working on, I restart working on the Restoration of Charles II on today that just so happens to be the anniversary … Continue reading

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Amazing April 23rd

Sorry about the time between posts, since I last posted I have had to say good bye to my trusty Acer Netbook of nearly 10 years. My new Acer lap top is slowly growing on me as I get to … Continue reading

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The Death Of Charles II & Its Effect On Our History

Last week saw the anniversary of the death of the last king to be a king in the full sense, Charles II. His death was the catalysis that transformed the British political being from a ruling king and his parliament … Continue reading

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My visit to the Royal Mews and the Queen’s Gallery

If you’re a pro republic reader you may want to stop reading now as this is yet another royal post. Last week I found myself in London for the afternoon before a meeting and was near Victoria Station. When on … Continue reading

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