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The best pictures of Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford

Posted in Best pictures, Historical articles, History, Institutions, Law, London, Politics, Religion, Royalty on Friday, 30 October 2015

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The best pictures of the Earl of Strafford are striking images of scenes from the rise and fall of Thomas Wentworth, the statesman and Royalist from Wentworth Woodhouse in Yorkshire.
The first picture shows the trial of Strafford.

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Trial of Lord Strafford by William Fiske

The second picture shows Strafford on his way to execution being blessed by the outstretched hands of imprisoned Archbishop Laud.

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The Earl of Strafford on his way to execution by Hippolyte (Paul) Delaroche (after)

The third picture shows his execution.

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Execution of Lord Strafford by Kronheim

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