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The best pictures of Charles I saying farewell to his children

Posted in Best pictures, Bravery, Children, Historical articles, History, London, Politics, Royalty on Thursday, 29 October 2015

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The best pictures of Charles I saying farewell to his children are touching images which capture the intense sadness of the melancholy occasion.
The first picture shows a scene filled with pathos.

Charles I, picture, image, illustration

Charles I Saying Farewell his Children by John Millar Watt

The second picture shows the family and very concerned attendants.

Charles I, picture, image, illustration

King Charles I bids a sad farewell to the last two of his children to remain in England, Princess Elizabeth and Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, by Clive Uptton

The third picture shows a tearful parting.

Charles I, picture, image, illustration

The day before his execution, Charles was permitted to see his children for one last time. "I have forgiven my enemies," he told them, "and I command all of you to forgive them also" – picture by C L Doughty

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