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Genealogical tree of the English and Scottish royal houses, with James and Anne at the top, and 24 oval portraits of their ancestors connected by tendrils, with two panels of engraved text on either side.  1603 Engraving

Genealogical tree of the English and Scottish royal houses, with James and Anne at the top, and 24 oval portraits of their ancestors connected by tendrils, with two panels of engraved text on either side.

Jakob Rueff De conceptu et generatione hominis 1554

Jakob Rueff De conceptu et generatione hominis 1554

Defence of Wardour Castle by Lady Arundel, 1643, detail from 'Mercurius Rusticus' Source: Adair, By the sword divided, 42. From http://earlymodernweb.org

Women and the British Civil Wars

The peak of the witch hunt was during the period of the European wars of religion, peaking between about 1580 and 1630. The witch hunts declined in the early 18th century.

The peak of the witch hunt was during the period of the European wars of religion, peaking between about 1580 and The witch hunts declined in the early century.

Richard Cromwell as a cooper. The owls are crying 'King', 1659

Richard Cromwell as a cooper. The owls are crying 'King', 1659

THE COMPLAINT OF THE LICENSED VICTUALLERS, 1641.

THE COMPLAINT OF THE LICENSED VICTUALLERS, 1641.

"The Brideling, Sadling, and Ryding of a rich Churle," pamphlet published 1594

"The Brideling, Sadling, and Ryding of a rich Churle," pamphlet published 1594

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