The Stuarts; A blog dedicated to the Stuart Kings and Queens of Britain, and the world they lived in. The House of Stuart (previously spelt Stewart) is a European royal house. Founded by Robert II of Scotland, the Stewarts first became monarchs of the Kingdom of Scotland during the late 14th century, and subsequently held the position of the Kings of Great Britain and Ireland. After the Stewarts gained control of all of Great Britain, the arts and sciences continued to develop; many of…
Anthony van Dyck | James Stuart (1612–1655), Duke of Richmond and Lennox | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Artist: Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, Antwerp 1599–1641 London). Date: ca. 1633–35. Medium: Oil on canvas. Dimensions: 85 x 50 1/4 in. (215.9 x 127.6 cm). ...
James Scott (1649–1685), Duke of Monmouth, in Garter Robes | Art UK
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Mary "Moll" Davis (ca. 1648 – 1708) was a seventeenth-century entertainer and courtesan, singer and actress who became one of the many mistresses of King Charles II of England.
Theatre Royal Drury Lane
Buy your tickets and see show schedules for Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London from London Theatreland. Upcoming events include - Disney's Frozen: The Musical.
Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans - Wikipedia
THE SEEDS OF CHARLES II AND NELL GWYNNE ~ The child of love, Charles Beauclerk, 1st Duke of St Albans, has got love and recognition, became an outstanding courtier, married the only and beautiful daughter of the last Earl of Oxford, and got 12 children, became the Knight of the Garter, and was buried in Westminster Abbey. Interesting, that he, his eldest son and his eldest grandson died around 55 as Charles II did. The seeds of Charles Beauclerk still live in The U.K. Nell blessed them!
Aphra Behn Westminster Abbey
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Aphra Behn 1640-1689 Aphra Behn was the first professional woman writer in English. After John Dryden, she was the most prolific dramatist of the Restoration, but it is for her pioneering work in prose narrative that she achieved her place in literary history.