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Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, late 16th century, based on a work of 1546
16 3/8 in. x 11 1/4 in. (415 mm x 287 mm)
Given by Thomas Stainton, 1880
Primary Collection
NPG 611

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  • Unknown artist, Artist. Artist or producer associated with 6556 portraits.

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Current affairs

The Treaty of Ardres ends England's war with France and Scotland. Francis I of France agrees to pay a large pension to King Henry VIII and his successors.
Henry VIII becomes seriously ill.

Art and science

The Dutch artist William Scrots paints Princess Edward (later King Edward VI) using an unusual and virtuoso technique of distorted perspective (anamorphosis).
King Henry VIII founds Trinity College, Cambridge.

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The German Protestant reformer Martin Luther dies while attempting to negotiate a peaceful resolution to the mounting tension between German Protestant and Catholic factions. The Schmalkaldic League of Protestant princes prepares for war against the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V.

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