Progeny of Charles I
4 of 15 portraits of Princess Elizabeth
Progeny of Charles I
published by Edward Cooper, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
12 1/4 in. x 16 1/4 in. (312 mm x 412 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
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Sittersback to top
- Princess Anne (1637-1640), Third daughter of Charles I. Sitter in 7 portraits.
- King Charles II (1630-1685), Reigned 1660-85. Sitter associated with 294 portraits.
- Princess Elizabeth (1635-1650), Daughter of Charles I. Sitter associated with 15 portraits.
- King James II (1633-1701), Reigned 1685-88. Sitter associated with 132 portraits.
- Mary, Princess of Orange (1631-1660), Daughter of Charles I; wife of William II of Orange-Nassau. Sitter associated with 49 portraits.
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Subjects & Themesback to top
Events of 1637back to top
Current affairsPolitician, John Hampden, fights a high profile case refusing to pay ship money imposed by Charles I, whose case is argued by Judge, Sir John Bankes. Hampden narrowly looses the case.
Charles I, eager to extend Anglicism to Scotland through the imposition of a new Prayer Book, meets with resistance.
Art and scienceSovereign of the Seas is launched, the largest, most lavishly decorated naval warship. Built by shipbuilder Peter Pett, construction is supervised by his father Phineas Pett.
John Milton's greatest memorial elegy, Lycidas, is dedicated to fellow poet Edward King.
Dramatist, Thomas Killigrew, writes his most popular play, The Parson's Wedding.
InternationalCharles I issues a proclamation that those emigrating to America must obtain a licence from the Commissioners for Plantations and a certificate proving allegiance to the king and conformity to the Church of England.
First recorded economic bubble. Contract prices for tulips in the Netherlands collapses having become very high.
Exhibitions and displays
- Gallery Talk: Julian Opie after Van Dyck (Session 2)
23 November, 18:30
- BSL Gallery Tour: Julian Opie after Van Dyck
30 November, 19:30
- Gallery Talk: Julian Opie after Van Dyck (Session 1)
23 November, 19:30
- Lunchtime Lecture: White King: the tragedy of Charles I
18 January 2018, 13:15