George Monck was a professional soldier who fought first as a Royalist, and later for Parliament. He also played a leading role as a naval commander. Monck briefly supported Richard Cromwell but soon advocated the Restoration, and invited Charles II to return as King. He was rewarded with a Dukedom.
Where to see this painting?
Grammar School Walk, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England, PE29 3LF
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