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Old 01-30-2018, 10:10 AM
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This Morning,[a sparkling sunny day in London] we attended the[Anglo-Catholic] High Mass at the 'Banqueting House' in Whitehall, where 369 years ago [to the hour] Charles 1st [King and Martyr] was beheaded.

'Standing room' only the mass was also attended by 2 kings [we were told by Ushers], not seeing them ourselves. King Simeon of Bulgaria and King Constantine of the Hellenes.
Also present were Lord and Lady Nicholas Windsor. Lord Nicholas is Patron of the 'Society of Charles, King and Martyr' which [each year] organises a set of commemorations here and at St Georges Chapel Windsor, where the King was buried]

Here are some photographs...

The last picture shows the Clock Tower of the Horseguards building,which overlooks the Banqueting House. The Clock has a Black dot by the two 'marker', denoting and commemorating the hour the Kings head was struck from his body.
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Old 01-30-2018, 10:13 AM
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A few more..
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Old 01-30-2018, 10:51 AM
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Thank you, wyevale, for making a little bit more of British history come alive for me. Beautiful photos.
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Old 01-30-2018, 11:08 AM
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The Room in which the High Mass is celebrated..and through which Charles lst passed through before going out of a Window [on the right] onto the scaffold where he was beheaded.

By Inigo Jones circa 1625, ceiling painted by Sir Peter Paul Rubens.
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Old 01-30-2018, 11:11 AM
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Thank you wyevale for sharing your day and the kindness of your photographs. I hope you are sitting with a cup of tea and biscuit knowing how much you are appreciated...
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Off 'to town' to see -

https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/exhi...SAAEgKPnvD_BwE

Then, after Lunch at Fortnum & Mason, on to Buckingham Palace to see-

https://www.royalcollection.org.uk/c...kingham-palace.

Will post a full report for those interested, but not able to be in London to see these exhibitions in person.
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Yesterday's trip to the Royal Academy of Art [Piccadilly, London] to see 'Charles 1st, King and Collector', an exhibition which [for the first and only time since 1649], assembles much of the spectacular art collected by the King, and flogged off to various European collectors [by Oliver Cromwell] after his execution in 1649.

We were STUNNED, by the breadth, quality and number of the works on display. Regrettably photography was discouraged, but we managed a few sneaky ones..
The Pictures are mine own and therefore NOT subject to Copyright...

1] King Charles Ist , by Sir Anthony Van Dyke. Triple portrait dispatched to Rome so Gian Lorenzo Bernini could sculpt a bust [later lost] in the Whitehall Palace Fire[[1698]. Painted circa 1636.

2] Lady in Green by Agnolo Bronzino (1503 - 1572)

3] Charles Ist at his Trial by Edward Bower [1648/9]

4] Marcus Aurelius, Roman 2nd Century A.D.

There were countless large scale Tapestries, Frescoes, Portraits, Allegorical and Religious works [too large to photograph], by some of the greatest artists ever to practice, including Rembrandt, Da Vinci, Caravaggio,Velasquez, Holbein,Bruegel, Rubens and Van Dyke.
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After a 'slap up' Lunch at Fortnums we went to the second [and allied] exhibition at the Queens Gallery, [Buckingham Palace], 'Charles ll, Politics and Power' which charts the re-assembly of the Royal Collections after the 11 year interregnum, with Charles ll seeking to refurnish his empty Palaces. Many things were given/returned by Foreign powers seeking to befriend the newly powerful restored Monarch, and by Subjects hoping to do the same.

Photography was permitted, so here are many more Pictures...

1] Charles ll own Garter collar by Sir John Vyner [c 1661], made for the Coronation.

2] Charles ll -fragment of the mural decoration from St George's Hall, Windsor

3] River procession, Coronation Day 1661

4] King Charles II, by John Wright, 'in State' late 1670s.
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1] The Comtesse de Grammont, by Lely, one of the earliest and best of the 'Hampton Court Beauties', a series of portraits of the Female Courtiers at the Court of Charles ll, commissioned by the Kings sister-in Law [the Duchess of York].

2] King Charles II, by John Verelst (1648–1734.
For me the painting which best characterises the King of whom John Wilmot [2nd Earl of Rochester] memorably quipped
'We have a pretty, witty king, whose word no man relies on; He never said a foolish thing,nor ever did a wise one'....

3] Miniatures of King Charles lst and Queen Henrietta Maria.

4] Miniatures of [top] Catherine of Braganza,[bottom left] General Monck] and [bottom right] the Duke of Monmouth.
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Leonardo da Vinci Drawings...
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Old 02-15-2018, 07:17 AM
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Hans Holbein drawings -
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And finally, an example of the furniture -

A Cabinet on Stand, in Crocus wood, with Silver mounts, circa 1660.
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