As bold and fearless executive director of The Development Committee, I have to say, sometimes drawing and learning about the colonial affairs of the 17th century depresses me a little. To cheer myself up, I went 200 years back, when all that violence and other human atrocities doesn't mean as much (right?).
I have been following David Crowther's History of England podcast for several years now. The illustrations above is my tribute to a particular episode. There are some other illustrations inspired by his podcast I have been trying to put together in an illuminated manuscript but not quite there yet.