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Execution of King Charles I

tour with Siobhan Clarke

tour with Siobhan Clarke

When

  • 27 January 2018
Two tours taking place at 10:30 and 12 noon in the Undercroft

Ticketing Info

Price: £15

Separate ticket (advanced booking required)

The Banqueting House at Whitehall was central to the Stuart dynasty, its magnificent painted ceiling by Peter Paul Rubens celebrating a monarch’s divine right to rule. Join Siobhan Clarke to learn more about the war between King and Parliament and the execution of King Charles I at the Banqueting House on 30 January 1649.

Find out what happened to the regicides – the men who challenged Divine Right and dared to kill a king.

Please note: Tickets for these tours will go on sale on 20 November at 9:00am

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