'Defeat of the Armada: Thanksgiving Service at St. Paul's', (1558), 1890. Creator: Unknown
'Defeat of the Armada: Queen Elizabeth on Her Way to the Thanksgiving Service at St. Paul's', (1558), 1890. 20 August 1588 Thanksgiving Service for England's Victory over the Spanish Armada which aimed to overthrow Queen Elizabeth I and Protestantism in England, English guns damaged the Armada and a Spanish ship was captured by Sir Francis Drake. From "Cassell's Illustrated Universal History, Vol. IV - Modern History", by Edmund Ollier. [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris and Melbourne, 1890]
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Indian-style post-chaise in the Punjab between Loudiana and Amritsar, 1859. Creator: A
Indian-style post-chaise in the Punjab between Loudiana and Amritsar, from 'Voyages in India', 1859 (litho). Voyages dans l'Inde' by Prince Alexis Soltykoff (1806-1859); A. Soltykoff was a Russian artist and traveller in Persia and India; grandson of Prince Nikolay Soltykoff; for black and white version see 444654.
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'King Charles the 2nd in Disguise rideing before Mrs Lane...', (early 18th century)
'King Charles the 2nd in Disguise rideing before Mrs Lane by which he made his escape: the Lord Wilmot at a distance', (early 18th century). After the execution of his father, Charles I, Charles II (1630-1685) claimed the throne and invaded England in 1651. He was defeated by the Parliamentarian army at the Battle of Worcester and was forced to hide in a hollow oak tree near Boscobel House in Shropshire to elude the Parliamentarian forces trying to capture him. Charles escaped into exile in disguise but returned when the monarchy was restored after the death of Oliver Cromwell and the end of the Protectorate.
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