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King Charles I about to address his troops in Shrewsbury. Engraving by G. van Gucht after P. Tillemans.

  • Tillemans, Peter, active 1724-1734.
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Ten curious prints of the most remarkable transactions of the reign of King Charles 1st.
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The King is on horseback with his back to his army. In the background, Shrewsbury and surrounding hills (the Wrekin?)


[London?] : [Tho. Bowles], [1728]

Physical description

1 print : etching and engraving ; platemark 42 x 47 cm


The King's declaration to his gentry & army in Septemb.r 1642. His Majesty soon after setting up his standard took his march to Shrewsbury, a place very promising & of great moment ... He hoped for the chearfull assistance of all good men and was confident of God's blessing. La déclaration du Roy à sa noblesse et armée le mois de Septembre, 1642. Sa Majesté marchant à Shrewsbury, une place qui promettoit beaucoup et de grande consequence ... Il esperoit que tous les gens de bien l'assisteroient avec joye et étoit assuré de la benediction de Dieu. Tillemans pinx. ; Gerd. Vandergucht sc.


Wellcome Library no. 2889844i


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