by and published by John Smith, after Nicolas de Largillière
13 3/8 in. x 10 in. (340 mm x 253 mm) plate size; 13 7/8 in. x 10 3/8 in. (353 mm x 265 mm) paper size
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- Ann Warner (died 1689), Nun; daughter of Sir John Warner, Bt. Sitter in 3 portraits.
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Current affairsThe fellows of Magdalen College, defying James II's instructions that they choose a Roman Catholic as its president, elect John Hough, Bishop of Worcester. The crown subsequently expels the fellows and annuls Hough's position.
The Declaration of Indulgence is issued, granting greater religious tolerance towards nonconformists and Catholics.
Art and scienceAstronomer, Edmond Halley, publishes Isaac Newton's Principia, Newton's theory on the laws of gravity and motion.
Poet laureate, John Dryden, publishes The Hind and the Panther, a pro-Catholic, allegorical poem constructed as a theological discussion between the animals who represent the Church of Rome and Church of England respectively.