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10:06pm January 31, 2013

 The Feast Day of St Charles the Martyr: How Jane Austen would have commemorated the death of Charles I.

30th January and in Jane Austen’s lifetime it was known in the Anglican Church Calendar as the Feast Day of St Charles the Martyr. It referred to the beheading -the regicide- of King Charles the First in 1649.

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