Line engraving of King Charles I raising his Standard at Nottingham on 22 August 1642. Photo: National Army Museum

‘Charles the First Erecting his Standard at Nottingham’, 1642′
Line engraving by W and J Walker after J Throsby, published by J Throsby, Nottingham, 15 August 1792.
On 22 August 1642 King Charles I raised his royal standard at Nottingham, effectively marking the start of the First Civil War (1642-1646).
National Army Museum – NAM. 1990-06-34-1

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