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The Farewell Sermons of...(John Collins; Ralph Venning; Edmund Calamy; Lazurus Seaman; Matthew Newcomen; Beerman)

3 of 3 portraits of Matthew Newcomen

The Farewell Sermons of...(John Collins; Ralph Venning; Edmund Calamy; Lazurus Seaman; Matthew Newcomen; Beerman), after Unknown artist, circa 1662 - NPG D29683 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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The Farewell Sermons of...(John Collins; Ralph Venning; Edmund Calamy; Lazurus Seaman; Matthew Newcomen; Beerman)

after Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1662
5 7/8 in. x 3 3/4 in. (148 mm x 95 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D29683


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Sittersback to top

  • Beerman (active mid-late 17th century), Religious controversialist. Sitter in 3 portraits.
  • Edmund Calamy (1600-1666), Clergyman and ejected minister. Sitter in 14 portraits.
  • John Collins (1632?-1687), Congregational minister. Sitter in 5 portraits.
  • Matthew Newcomen (circa 1610-1669), Clergyman, ejected minister and religious controversialist. Sitter in 3 portraits.
  • Lazurus Seaman (died 1675), Clergyman and ejected minister. Sitter in 3 portraits.
  • Ralph Venning (1621?-1674), Nonconformist divine. Sitter in 6 portraits.

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  • NPG D29681: The Farewell Sermons of...(John Collins; Ralph Venning; Edmund Calamy; Lazurus Seaman; Matthew Newcomen; Beerman) (from same plate)

Events of 1662back to top

Current affairs

Marriage of Catherine of Braganza to Charles II. A spectacular pageant on the Thames greets Catherine as she arrives at Whitehall Palace. Act of Uniformity, lays down requirements for the clergy to remain in the Church of England, forcing hundreds to be ejected from their livings.

Art and science

Physicist Robert Boyle publishes A Defence of the Doctrine, Touching the Spring and Weight of the Air, which contains the first formulation of Boyle's Law, describing the relationship between pressure and volume of gases.

International

Upon restoration of the monarchy, pro-royalist and Catholic Irish landlords, notably James Butler, Duke of Ormonde, appeal to the king to restore their lands confiscated during the Cromwellian conquest of Ireland. However, political wrangling and insufficient land renders the subsequent Act of Settlement, passed by the Irish Parliament, unworkable.

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