Execution of Charles I, 1649 (1909). The King on the way to his execution. Illustration taken from the Harmsworth, History of the World. (London, 1909). Seven years of fighting between Charles’ supporters and Oliver Cromwell’s Parliamentarians claimed the lives of thousands, and ultimately, of the King himself. Charles was convicted of treason and executed on 30 January 1649 outside the Banqueting House in Whitehall.
Project: 6. Under a cloak of terror: violence and armed conflict in Europe.
Scope: Secondary Education, Higher Education
Resource type: Image
Owner: Porto group (Modernalia)
Abstract: English Civil War