5 of 15 portraits of Princess Elizabeth
possibly by Richard Gaywood
etching, published 1649
6 1/2 in. x 4 1/4 in. (165 mm x 109 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
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- Princess Elizabeth (1635-1650), Daughter of Charles I. Sitter associated with 15 portraits.
Events of 1649back to top
Current affairsCharged with subverting the nation's laws and liberties and cruelly making war against Parliament and the English people, Charles I is found guilty by a court of 159 commissioners, and beheaded outside the Banqueting House, Whitehall.
England is declared a commonwealth and power is entrusted to a Council of State.