'Condemnation of Anne Boleyn', (mid 19th century). Creator: George C Finden
'Condemnation of Anne Boleyn', (mid 19th century). Anne Boleyn, her arms raised in supplication, stands before King Henry VIII, facing the court. On 15 May 1536, Queen Anne Boleyn (1507-1536), consort of Henry, was tried in the King's Hall in the Tower of London on charges of adultery with her brother and four other men, and of conspiring with them against the king's life. She was found guilty and beheaded. Engraving after a painting made c1804. [The London Printing and Publishing Company, London]
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The countess of Derwentwater pleading for her husbands life, 1715-1716. Artist: Unknown
The countess of Derwentwater pleading for her husband's life, 1715-1716. James Radclyffe, 3rd Earl of Derwentwater, participated in the Jacobite Rising of 1715. He was captured, tried and executed for high treason on 24th February 1716. His estates were confiscated.
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Paris altarpiece, 15th century. Artist: Anon
Paris altarpiece, 15th century. Christ crucified (centre) with the Virgin Mary and St John the Apostle on the left and right of the cross. The figure second from left is St John the Baptist, while the one second from right is St Denis, patron saint of Paris, carrying his head. Looking down on the scene is God the Father. From the Musee du Louvre, Paris.
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