Discover the Stuarts and the Civil War
Introduction into the Stuart and Civil War period (1603 to 1714), covering stories of significant changes in the country while focusing on some of the key figures in the Collection.
Van Dyck’s magnificent self-portrait has embarked on a major, three year tour, celebrating its acquisition for the nation in 2014.
The timeline below will take you through the Stuart Monarchs who reigned between 1485-1603.
See the overlays to this miniature which tells the story of Charles I's trial and execution.