Events and daily life in the Stuart period.
Stuart Britain - from 'A History of the British Nation' (1912)
Discounted Historic Hotels
Name the Historic attraction
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This war between England and Spain was ostensibly fought over Spanish mistreatment of an English sailor
The real reason for the war was England's attempts to break Spanish monopoly of South American trade
The central figure was a seaman named Captain Jenkins!
This Day in British History
06 December, 1648
Colonel Thomas Pride rids the House of Commons of royalist dissidents, freeing the way for the trial of Charles I