Lady Trevor Warner (née Hanmer)

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Lady Trevor Warner (née Hanmer)

by Pieter Louis van Schuppen, after Nicolas de Largillière
line engraving, published 1691
6 1/4 in. x 3 7/8 in. (159 mm x 100 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D30576

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John Tillotson reluctantly accepts the appointment of Archbishop of Canterbury. A prominent preacher, Tillotson hoped his aims to unite the country's Protestants and initiate a moral reformation would be fulfilled by the dual monarchy.

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Dramatic opera, King Arthur, by poet John Dryden, is staged for the first time. Written originally in 1684, the play is revived as an opera with music by Henry Purcell.

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Treaty of Limerick ends fighting between Irish Jacobites and Williamites; its military articles gave Jacobites the choice to leave Ireland or accept William as king; the civil articles, more controversially, ensured protection of Jacobite Irish gentry. As a lord justice of Ireland, Thomas Coningsby, is instrumental in finalising the settlement.

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