The Late Kingś Goods: Collections, Possessions and Patronage of Charles I in the Light of the Commonwealth Sale Inventories

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Arthur MacGregor
Alistair McAlpine, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 432 pages
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This book reconstructs in unprecedented detail the physical character of the court of Charles I (1600-1649). Drawing on inventories compiled in the months following Charles's execution, authorities in their fields assess the character and importance of Charles's possessions, including his incomparable paintings, the royal regalia, furnishings, gems and plates from the Jewel House, and pots and pans from the court kitchens.

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Arthur MacGregor has been a curator in the Department of Antiquities at the Ashmolean Museum for over 25 years.

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