Cultural depictions of Charles I of England

Charles I of England has been depicted in popular culture a number of times.

Literature

  • Twenty Years After, by Alexandre Dumas, gives a fictionalized account of Charles I's downfall, trial and death. The book's fictional villain, Mordaunt, is depicted as the king's executioner.
  • The Civil War period is seen through the eyes of the fictional Morland family in The Oak Apple, Volume 4 of The Morland Dynasty, a series of historical novels by author Cynthia Harrod-Eagles.

Film and television

On screen, Charles has been portrayed by:


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