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Background imageOath Collection: Bayeux Tapestry - Norman Conquest of 1066

Bayeux Tapestry - Norman Conquest of 1066
Harold, despite his oath of fealty to William duke of Normandy, is crowned king of England at Westminster Date: 1066

Background imageOath Collection: Hippocratic oath

Hippocratic oath. Photography

Background imageOath Collection: Ulsters Oath - The Bulldog will not submit to Home Rule

Ulsters Oath - The Bulldog will not submit to Home Rule
Remember Castledawson (a UVF (Ulster Volunteer Force) stronghold in County Derry) written on a staunchly Unionist postcard entitled Ulsters Oath - " Under no cirsumstances shall we submit to

Background imageOath Collection: Tennis Court Oath

Tennis Court Oath
Representatives of the non- privileged classes held a meeting in a tennis court after finding themselves locked out of their usual meeting hall in Versailles

Background imageOath Collection: Thomas Hearne / R Grave

Thomas Hearne / R Grave
THOMAS HEARNE English historian and antiquarian Date: 1678 - 1735

Background imageOath Collection: Buchanan Installed

Buchanan Installed
James Buchanan takes the oath of office as president : though a brilliant lawyer, he will not be able to prevent the nation drifting into civil war

Background imageOath Collection: Russian Soldiers Oath

Russian Soldiers Oath
A Soviet soldier makes the Soldiers Oath, kissing his rifle

Background imageOath Collection: Mompunga, a Lushai chief, and Mr. Murray, political agent, taking the oath of friendship

Mompunga, a Lushai chief, and Mr. Murray, political agent, taking the oath of friendship, which appears to involve spearing an unsuspecting cow. Date: 1890

Background imageOath Collection: Harolds oath of fealty to Duke William of Normandy

Harolds oath of fealty to Duke William of Normandy
Allegedly after being shipwrecked on the French coast in 1064 (a date highly disputed amongst historians), The Bayeux Tapestry, and other Norman sources

Background imageOath Collection: Salome and the Head of John the Baptist

Salome and the Head of John the Baptist
A sculpture depicting Salome, the daughter of Herod II, sat on top of the pedestal, after requesting the head of John the Baptist on a platter. Herod was forced by oath to have John beheaded

Background imageOath Collection: WW1 Oath of Allegiance - Women's Battalion of Death, Russia

WW1 Oath of Allegiance - Women's Battalion of Death, Russia
Oath of Allegiance taken in Moscow by members of the famous Battalion of Death, composed entirely of Russian women and led by Madame Botchkareva - June 1917

Background imageOath Collection: SERMENT DE STRASBOURG 2

SERMENT DE STRASBOURG 2
When Louis I dies his sons Charles II le chauve (the bald) and Louis le Germanique swear the Strasboug Oath against their brother Lothaire, now emperor. Date: 14 February 841

Background imageOath Collection: SERMENT DE STRASBOURG

SERMENT DE STRASBOURG
When Louis I dies his sons Charles II le chauve (the bald) and Louis le Germanique swear the Strasboug Oath against their brother Lothaire, now emperor. Date: 14 February 841

Background imageOath Collection: POLISH INSURRECTION 1794

POLISH INSURRECTION 1794
KOSCIUSKO'S OATH An incident of the Polish Insurrection: Kosciusko vows to drive the Russians, Prussians and Austrians out of Poland or die trying. Date: 1794

Background imageOath Collection: The Coronation Book of Henry I - a 12th century manuscript of St John's Gospel

The Coronation Book of Henry I - a 12th century manuscript of St John's Gospel, said to have been used for the taking of the Coronation Oath from Henry I to Henry VIII

Background imageOath Collection: Hubert de Burghs oath to defend Dover Castle from French attack by sea, August 1217

Hubert de Burghs oath to defend Dover Castle from French attack by sea, August 1217. Date: 1217

Background imageOath Collection: Costumes of Count Ernst IV von Gleichen and his wives

Costumes of Count Ernst IV von Gleichen and his wives
Costumes of Count Ernst IV von Gleichen with his first wife Ingeborg and second wife Margaretha, 13th century. Graf Ernst von Gleichen. From the effigy in Erfurt cathedral

Background imageOath Collection: Cupid takes the oath of allegiance

Cupid takes the oath of allegiance. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by William Nelson Gardiner after an illustration by Princess Elizabeth from Thomas Parks Cupid Turned Volunteer, London, 1804

Background imageOath Collection: Cupid advances to the altar of loyalty

Cupid advances to the altar of loyalty. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by William Nelson Gardiner after an illustration by Princess Elizabeth from Thomas Parks Cupid Turned Volunteer, London, 1804

Background imageOath Collection: Queen Victoria taking the Coronation Oath, 1838

Queen Victoria taking the Coronation Oath, 1838. 1838

Background imageOath Collection: Cartoon, A Parcel of Old ------ Frightened at a... Bill

Cartoon, A Parcel of Old ------ Frightened at a... Bill
Cartoon, A Parcel of Old ------ Frightened at a Nasty! Great! Ugly! Jew Bill. A satirical comment on the House of Lords rejection of the Jewish Disabilities Bill

Background imageOath Collection: Ceremonies of knighthood

Ceremonies of knighthood
Knighthood ceremonies: a knight kneels to be dubbed with a sword 358, a squire attaches spurs to the knights armour 359, a knight is dressed in armour by women 360

Background imageOath Collection: America - Washington Inaugurated As President

America - Washington Inaugurated As President
George Washington Inaugurated As President Date: 1789

Background imageOath Collection: Harold swears fealty to Duke William

Harold swears fealty to Duke William
Allegedly after being shipwrecked on the French coast in 1064 (a date highly disputed amongst historians), The Bayeux Tapestry, and other Norman sources

Background imageOath Collection: Taking the Oath to join the British Army 1901

Taking the Oath to join the British Army 1901
British military oath taken in front of a magistrate, during the Second Boer War. Date: 1901

Background imageOath Collection: TENNIS COURT SERMENT

TENNIS COURT SERMENT
SERMENT DU JEU DE PAUME Excluded from the Assembly, the Third Estate meet in the tennis court, and swear the TENNIS COURT OATH to create a just Constitution Date: 20 June 1789

Background imageOath Collection: DISRAELI IN LORDS 1877

DISRAELI IN LORDS 1877
Disraeli is inducted into the House of Lords as the Earl of Beaconsfield Date: 15 February 1877

Background imageOath Collection: Jesuits Swear Oath

Jesuits Swear Oath
Loyola and his companions, at an altar in Montmartre, Paris, swear to create the Society of Jesus to defend the Catholic Church against the evils of the Reformation

Background imageOath Collection: Olympics / 1928 / Denis Oath

Olympics / 1928 / Denis Oath
Dutch footballer Harry Denis swears the Olympic Oath

Background imageOath Collection: German boy scouts taking oath

German boy scouts taking oath
German boy scouts taking an oath of allegiance

Background imageOath Collection: Duke of York taking oath to be faithful to Henry VI

Duke of York taking oath to be faithful to Henry VI
Richard, Duke of York, forced to take an oath of allegiance at St Pauls Cathedral to be faithful to Henry VI. 1452

Background imageOath Collection: Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825). French painter. Oath of the

Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825). French painter. Oath of the
Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825). French painter. Neoclassical. Oath of the Horatii, 1784. Oil on Canvas. Museum of Louvre. Paris. France

Background imageOath Collection: Jaime III (1315-1349). Oath of Privileges and Franchises of

Jaime III (1315-1349). Oath of Privileges and Franchises of
Jaime III (1315-1349). King of Majorca (1324-1349), called the Rash or the Unfortunate. Oath of Privileges and Franchises of the island of Mallorca

Background imageOath Collection: Proclamation of President Grover Cleveland (1837-1908). Engr

Proclamation of President Grover Cleveland (1837-1908). Engr
Grover Cleveland (1837-1908). President of the United States. Proclamation of President Cleveland. Engraving by Rico in The Spanish and American Illustration, 1885. Colored

Background imageOath Collection: Coronation of King George V

Coronation of King George V
Archbishop of Canterbury adminsters the oath to King George V who places his hand on the Gospel and swears to maintain the Laws and customs of the land and the Settlement of the Church of England

Background imageOath Collection: Peru. The Oath of Independence (28th July 1821)

Peru. The Oath of Independence (28th July 1821). Jos頤 e San Mart� proclaiming the independence of Peru in the Main Square of Lima. Oil on canvas. PERU. Lima

Background imageOath Collection: Carbonari Initiated / 1820

Carbonari Initiated / 1820
New members are initiated into the Carbonari, the Italian nationalist secret society. The oath of initiation was based on that of the Freemasons

Background imageOath Collection: Jesuits Take Oath - 1

Jesuits Take Oath - 1
FOUNDATION OF JESUIT ORDER Pierre Lefevre says mass as Loyola and his companions vow loyalty to their order at Montmartre on the Day of the Assumption

Background imageOath Collection: Knight Swears Fealty

Knight Swears Fealty
A knight swears an oath of fealty, kneeling before his liege lord

Background imageOath Collection: Jacob requiring an oath from his son Joseph

Jacob requiring an oath from his son Joseph to bury him in Canaan - Thomas Bankes Bible, Genesis 47.31. 1787

Background imageOath Collection: Tour of the Colonies - MPs taking Oath

Tour of the Colonies - MPs taking Oath - Several MPs Taking oath. Part of Box 246 Boswell collection - Tour of the Colonies. Date: circa 1900

Background imageOath Collection: Tour of the Colonies - Dukes Taking Oaths

Tour of the Colonies - Dukes Taking Oaths - Three Royal Dukes taking Oath. Part of Box 246 Boswell collection - Tour of the Colonies. Date: circa 1900

Background imageOath Collection: Tour of the Colonies - Dukes Taking Oath

Tour of the Colonies - Dukes Taking Oath - Three Royal Dukes taking Oath. Part of Box 246 Boswell collection - Tour of the Colonies. Date: circa 1900

Background imageOath Collection: Philip V of Spain (1683-1746). King of Spain. Oath of allegi

Philip V of Spain (1683-1746). King of Spain. Oath of allegi
Philip V of Spain (1683-1746). King of Spain. House of Bourbon. Oath of allegiance of the military orders; Golden Fleece, Alcantara and Calatrava. Engraving. 18th century. Colored

Background imageOath Collection: War of Spanish Succession (1702-1715). Oath of the captains

War of Spanish Succession (1702-1715). Oath of the captains of Barcelona who commands the troops of Antonio de Villarroel, Commander in Chief of the Army of Catalonia. Engraving by Urbadieta and J

Background imageOath Collection: Oath of Santa Gadea. Alfonso VI and El Cid. Engraving

Oath of Santa Gadea. Alfonso VI and El Cid. Engraving
Alfonso VI (1040-1109), the Brave. King of Leon, Castile and Galicia. Oath of Santa Gadea, 1072. Alfonso VI and El Cid. Engraving in History of Spain, 19th century

Background imageOath Collection: Green Book. Book of privileges of the City of Barcelona. Cop

Green Book. Book of privileges of the City of Barcelona. Copy illuminated by Arnau Penna, 1380. Vassal. Oath of fealty

Background imageOath Collection: Frech Revolution 1787-1799. Louis XVI was forced to adopt t

Frech Revolution 1787-1799. Louis XVI was forced to adopt the Constitution of 1791 by the National Assembly. Engraving by Meyer Heine, 1900. Colored



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