Parliament's Trial of the Earl of Stafford

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Wenceslaus Hollar
published on 11 February 2022

A 17th-century illustration showing the trial in Parliament of Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Stafford (1593-1641) in May 1641. Stafford was accused of plotting to raise an Irish army to invade England and support King Charles I of England (r. 1625-1649) in his ongoing political struggle with MPs. Found guilty, Stafford was executed. (Wenceslaus Hollar Digital Collection, University of Toronto)

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Hollar, W. (2022, February 11). Parliament's Trial of the Earl of Stafford. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15246/parliaments-trial-of-the-earl-of-stafford/

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Hollar, Wenceslaus. "Parliament's Trial of the Earl of Stafford." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 11, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15246/parliaments-trial-of-the-earl-of-stafford/.

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Hollar, Wenceslaus. "Parliament's Trial of the Earl of Stafford." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Feb 2022. Web. 04 Feb 2023.

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