1 portrait of Abraham Hertochs (Hertocks)
by Abraham Hertochs (Hertocks)
line engraving, published 1669
10 5/8 in. x 6 7/8 in. (271 mm x 175 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 1669back to top
Current affairsAn indulgence is issued in Scotland, the result of Secretary of State for Scotland, John Maitland's negotiations with Presbyterians, allowing some formerly ejected clergymen to return to their ministries.
Henrietta Maria, queen of Charles I, dies at the château de Colombes and is buried in the Cathedral of St Denis.
Art and scienceArchitect, Christopher Wren is appointed surveyor of the king's works.
Mathematician, Isaac Newton, is made Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at Cambridge. Earlier in the year, he builds the first known reflecting telescope.
Diarist Samuel Pepys, with failing eyesight, stops writing his diary never to resume.