Edward Bruce, 1st Baron Bruce of Kinloss

Edward Bruce, 1st Baron Bruce of Kinloss, copy by George Perfect Harding, after  Unknown artist, 1843, based on a work of 1604 - NPG 2401 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Edward Bruce, 1st Baron Bruce of Kinloss

copy by George Perfect Harding, after Unknown artist
watercolour, 1843, based on a work of 1604
7 3/4 in. x 5 1/2 in. (197 mm x 140 mm)
Purchased, 1929
Primary Collection
NPG 2401

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  • George Perfect Harding (1779 or 1780-1853), Portrait painter, copyist and antiquary. Artist associated with 172 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Unknown artist. Artist associated with 6554 portraits.

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Current affairs

James I summons the Hampton Court Conference to ease tensions between Puritans and Anglican bishops. The conference is attended by the Archbishop of Canterbury, John Whitgift, who dies soon afterwards; he is succeeded by Richard Bancroft.
Parliament assembles and debates James I's desire for administrative and parliamentary union with Scotland.

Art and science

Robert Peake the Elder is appointed picture maker to Prince Henry.
A table Alphabeticall, created by lexicographer and clergyman, Robert Cawdrey, is the first English dictionary to be published.
First recorded performance at Whitehall Palace of William Shakespeare's tragedy Othello.

International

James I of England ends the Anglo-Spanish War with Spain after twenty years of intermittent hostilities, resulting in the Treaty of London. A series of conferences are held at Somerset House, London, between members of the Hispano-Flemish delegation and the English commissioners to negotiate the treaty.

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