On 13 May 1629, Queen Henrietta Maria gave birth to a short-lived prince, who died within hours. Just over a year later, the prayers of both the queen and of her subjects were answered with the delivery of a healthy son, the future Charles II. His older brother, the first Prince Charles, was not forgotten,…Details
Stuarts Online is a rich resource, bringing cutting-edge scholarship on the Stuart era to a wider audience. By focusing on key moments, documents and artefacts, Stuarts Online brings this pivotal period of British political and cultural history to life, for teachers, students and the wider public.
The website contains twenty films – each centred on a key text or artefact – which explore the stories and personalities central to the history of Stuart Britain. The films are supplemented by lesson plans, biographies, timelines, and learning resources. Media products have been codeveloped and produced by Historyworks.