How to Learn About the English Stuart Period Century). The Stuart or Stewart period of England was a dramatic period in history, while a great deal was contributed to the arts, to innovations in industry, science and the humanities.
The Making of New World Slavery: From the Baroque to the Modern,
William Russell, 5th Earl of Bedford & later 1st Duke. Following his father's path he resumed work on the drainage scheme after the Drainage Act was passed in 1649. He employed Cornelius Vermuyden as Director of Works and constructed the Hundred Foot River, or the New Bedford River. After the Restoration the Bedford Level Corporation was formed.
Oliver Cromwell by Robert Walker(circle of). Oil on canvas, 205 x 130 cm (estimated). Full length portrait of Cromwell shown in a landscape wearing a buff coat and breastplate, holding his staff of office and a plumed hat.