Royal Stuarts in their connection with art and letters
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Published .
Written in English


  • Stuart, House of.

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Statementby W.G. Blaikie Murdoch.
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In the s, two English brothers, John Carter Allen (–) and Charles Manning Allen (–) adopted the names John Sobieski Stuart and Charles Edward Stuart, moved to Scotland, became Roman Catholics, and about began to claim that their father, Thomas Allen (–), a former Lieutenant in the Royal Navy, had been born in Italy the only legitimate child of Prince. Before the Stuarts assumed the English throne in , Britain was merely a geographical term; England and Scotland were separate polities. With the issueless death of Elizabeth I, however, came. House of Stuart, royal house of Scotland from and of England from , when James VI inherited the English throne as James I. It was interrupted in by the establishment of the Commonwealth but was restored in It ended in , when the British crown passed to the house of Hanover. The sculpture was erected to commemorate the foundation of the library by Sir Thomas Bodley in the early years of the seventeenth century. It is a concentrated and richly allusive image of a king who responded to the book more than to visual imagery but who nevertheless well understood the power of art.