Whose declaration do we celebrate today?

April 4, 2012

The Declaration of Breda, signed on April 4,1660, paved the way for Charles II to return to the throne of England. The document was sufficiently ambiguous that it allowed former allies of Cromwell to support the return of the monarchy – a stunning political document.

Charles II

Breda is not only city in the Netherlands, for those of you who know Breda, she is also stunning.

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