Parliamentary Commissioners go with Charles I to Holdenby House

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Historical Context Note

In May 1646, at the end of the first English civil war, King Charles I had surrendered to a Scottish army at Newark, in Nottinghamshire. At the end of January 1647, the Scots had handed him over to the English Parliamentarians, who then proceeded to take him as a captive to Holdenby House (also known as Holmby House) in Northamptonshire.

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