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The history of executing people to open in the autumn
The history of executing people to open in the autumn

The history of executing people to open in the autumn

Just in time for Halloween, an exhibition will be opening later this year all about how people were killed by the state.

Feb
04
2020
Floodlighting for London’s civil war church
Floodlighting for London’s civil war church

Floodlighting for London’s civil war church

Old churches can look quite delightful when lit up at night, and now a church that some say was the cradle of English Parliamentary democracy has been floodlit at night.

Jan
12
2019
Uncovering London’s forgotten Civil War fortifications
Uncovering London’s forgotten Civil War fortifications

Uncovering London’s forgotten Civil War fortifications

Longer, taller, and wider than its more famous Roman ancestor, there used to be a massive wall surrounding London - and yet it vanished within a decade of being built. What happened?

Jun
26
2017
The English Civil War Society parades along The Mall
The English Civil War Society parades along The Mall

The English Civil War Society parades along The Mall

For the thirty-somthingth time, the English Civil War society travelled down to London to march in memory of King Charles I and once again lay a wreath on the spot of his execution at Banqueting House.

Jan
27
2013
Look out for the English Civil War march on Sunday
Look out for the English Civil War march on Sunday

Look out for the English Civil War march on Sunday

This Sunday, a spectacular sight will greet anyone in central London as roughly 500 members of the King’s Army of the English Civil War Society will march along The Mall and muster in Horseguards.

Jan
27
2012
Photos – Commemorating the Nine Regicides
Photos – Commemorating the Nine Regicides

Photos – Commemorating the Nine Regicides

If you read the blog regularly, then you may recall that this morning, a march down The Mall took place to commemorate the Nine Regicides.

Oct
17
2010
The Horrid Murder of His Majestie, King Charles I
The Horrid Murder of His Majestie, King Charles I

The Horrid Murder of His Majestie, King Charles I

This morning, roughly 500 members of the King’s Army of the English Civil War Society marched through Whitehall – in the footsteps of King Charles I in commemoration of ‘His Majestie’s Horrid Murder’ at the hands of the Parliament in

Jan
25
2009