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The execution of Charles I

Tried and sentenced to death for high treason

The masque

A fabulously extravagant early 17th century court entertainment

The Rubens ceiling

The crowning glory of the Banqueting House

The story of Banqueting House

Four hundred years of history and the site of a royal execution

The Whitehall fire of 1698

The terrible fire that destroyed one of Europe’s finest palaces

James I and Anne of Denmark

Generous, scholarly James and his cultured wife