1 portrait of Abraham Hertochs (Hertocks)
by Abraham Hertochs (Hertocks)
line engraving, published 1665
5 1/2 in. x 3 5/8 in. (140 mm x 91 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
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Artistback to top
- Abraham Hertochs (Hertocks) (active 1626-1672), Engraver. Artist associated with 28 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
Events of 1665back to top
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Five Mile Act forbids ejected clergymen from living within five miles of a parish they formerly served.
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