The Mall, London, UK. 28 January 2018. The King’s Army Annual March takes place, performed by members of The English Civil War Society, and follows the route taken by King Charles I from St James Palace, along the Mall to the place of his beheading at Banqueting House in Whitehall on 30 January 1649. A wreath is laid at his execution site. Credit: Malcolm Park/Alamy Live News.