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William Laud; William Juxon

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William Laud; William Juxon, by George Vertue, 1731 - NPG D37185 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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William Laud; William Juxon

by George Vertue
line engraving, 1731
13 1/4 in. x 9 in. (338 mm x 230 mm) plate size; 16 5/8 in. x 11 3/4 in. (421 mm x 300 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D37185


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Sittersback to top

  • William Juxon (1582-1663), Archbishop of Canterbury. Sitter in 11 portraits.
  • William Laud (1573-1645), Archbishop of Canterbury. Sitter associated with 61 portraits.

Artistback to top

  • George Vertue (1683-1756), Engraver and antiquary. Artist associated with 852 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D19544: William Laud; William Juxon (from same plate)
  • NPG D26717: William Laud; William Juxon (from same plate)

Events of 1731back to top

Current affairs

Legal proceedings in British courts are conducted in the English language for the first time.

Art and science

Sculptor Michael Rysbrack creates a monument to Newton in Westminster Abbey. The influential Gentleman's Magazine is launched on 1 January. Agriculturalist Jethro Tull publishes his pioneering treatise The New Horse-Houghing Husbandry.

International

Treaty of Vienna with Austria is signed by Philip Dormer Stanhope, 1st Earl of Chesterfield on behalf of Britain, marking the collapse of the Anglo-French Alliance (1727-1731) and the beginning of the Anglo-Austrian Alliance. Trader Robert Jenkins has his ear cut off by Spanish coast guards in Cuba leading to the War of Jenkins' Ear in 1739.

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