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Jane Seymour

4 of 12 portraits of Jane Seymour

Jane Seymour, by Cornelis Martinus Vermeulen, after  Adriaen van der Werff, after  Hans Holbein the Younger, published 1707 - NPG D9086 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Jane Seymour

by Cornelis Martinus Vermeulen, after Adriaen van der Werff, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, published 1707
12 1/2 in. x 7 in. (316 mm x 179 mm) plate size; 14 1/2 in. x 9 1/8 in. (368 mm x 233 mm) paper size
Given by Alec Tiranti Ltd, 1959
Reference Collection
NPG D9086


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  • Jane Seymour (1508 or 1509-1537), Third Queen of Henry VIII. Sitter associated with 12 portraits.

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The Acts of Union unites the Kingdoms of England and Scotland into one sovereign state, Great Britain, and merges the parliaments of both states. Presiding over the negotiations for the union was the Lord Chancellor, William Cowper and Lord Seafield, Scottish Lord Chancellor.

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Antiquary, Humphrey Wanley, helps 're-found' the Society of Antiquaries which first meets at the Bear Tavern in the Strand. Originally established in 1586, it ceased to meet soon after the accession of James I.

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Following failure to capture Toulon, Admiral Cloudesley Shovell's flagship 'Association' is shipwrecked in the Isles of Scilly, drowning her entire crew. Hispano-French army, led by James FitzJames, Duke of Berwick overwhelmingly defeat British forces under Henri de Massue de Ruvigny at Almanza, a defining battle in war against France.

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