Welcome back, Weekend Warriors-o-mine, and thanks for taking a break from your international relocation preparations to get your weekly dose of British history. It’s good to know some background on your new country if you’re moving to London, no? Two Sundays ago, I’d introduced King Charles I, King of England, Scotland, and Ireland, and we had left him in a bit of a bind.
Well, it only gets worse for him. He’s been ruling on his own for about a decade now after dissing Parliament and the nobility. He’s made mistakes before, but the real doozy is when he… [read more]