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Matthew Parker

1 portrait of Remigius Hogenberg

Matthew Parker, by Remigius Hogenberg, published 1573 - NPG D25183 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Matthew Parker

by Remigius Hogenberg
line engraving, published 1573
4 1/2 in. x 3 5/8 in. (115 mm x 93 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D25183

Sitterback to top

  • Matthew Parker (1504-1575), Archbishop of Canterbury. Sitter associated with 34 portraits.

Artistback to top

  • Remigius Hogenberg (circa 1536-circa 1588), Engraver. Artist associated with 9 portraits.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Tarnya Cooper, Elizabeth I & Her People, 2013 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 10 October 2013 - 5 January 2014), p. 208

Events of 1573back to top

Current affairs

The radical protestant Sir Francis Walsingham is appointed Principal Secretary . He establishes a large espionage network to protect Queen Elizabeth I.

Art and science

The French Protestant jurist François Hotman writes Franco-Gallia, arguing for representative government and an elective monarchy.
Birth of the architect Inigo Jones.

International

Fernando, Duke of Alva resigns as Spanish Governor-General in the Netherlands after failing to make headway against the Dutch Protestant rebels. He is succeeded by Don Luis de Requesens, who attempts to pursue a more conciliatory policy.
The Treaty of Constantinople ends war between the Ottoman Empire and Venice. Venice cedes Cyprus and increases its annual tribute.
The Duke of Anjou becomes the first elected King of Poland.

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