The vest Charles I wore at his execution;1640-1649

 
The vest Charles I wore at his execution;1640-1649
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 27cm

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A knitted pale green silk vest or waistcoat said to have been worn by Charles I at his execution in 1649. The stains on the front are believed to be blood, but forensic tests in the 1950s and 1980s failed to prove this conclusively.

Image Details

Date
 
1640 AD - 1649 AD
Image Number
 
005727

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