by Unknown artist
oil on panel, 1619
22 7/8 in. x 17 5/8 in. (581 mm x 447 mm)
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 302
- Strong, Roy, Tudor and Jacobean Portraits, 1969, p. 165
Events of 1619back to top
Current affairsQueen of James I, Anne of Denmark dies at Hampton Court of consumption and dropsy. Her state funeral is comparable to that of Elizabeth I.
The first permanent banqueting house at Whitehall, built for James I, is destroyed by fire. Inigo Jones is immediately commissioned to design a new one.
Art and scienceClergyman, Arthur Hildersham, publishes A Briefe Forme of Examination and The Doctrine of Communicating Worthily in the Lord's Supper. A Puritan divine, Hildersham advocated for regular communion and emphasised the need of assurance in salvation.
InternationalFrederick V, Elector Palatine and his wife, Elizabeth, James I's daughter, are crowned King and Queen of Bohemia.
The first Africans start to arrive in Virginia, North America, as indentured servants. Gradually a shift in their status
Exhibitions and displays
- Life, Death and Memory
Until 4 February 2018
- Portrait of the Day: Henry VIII & Katherine of Aragon
17 December, 12:30
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