Cornelis van Tromp
2 of 5 portraits of Cornelis van Tromp
Cornelis van Tromp
by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, 1676
8 1/2 in. x 7 3/8 in. (217 mm x 187 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
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- Cornelis van Tromp (1629-1691), Lieutenant-Admiral. Sitter associated with 5 portraits.
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Current affairsFollowing her recent arrival in England at the invitation of courtier Ralph Montagu, Hortense Mancini, Duchess of Mazarin, niece of Cardinal Mazarin, becomes the king's newest mistress.
Art and scienceOculist, William Briggs publishes, Ophthalmographia, an anatomical description of the eye, dedicating it to his patron, Ralph Montagu, Duke of Montagu.
Restoration comedy, The Plain-Dealer, by William Wycherley, is staged. Widely admired by his supportive friends, the play's innovative theatrical conventions confused audiences.
InternationalDiplomat, Sir Leoline Jenkins, acts as a plenipotentiary in peace negotiations at Nijmegen to settle interrelated conflicts between European states, including the Franco-Dutch war. However, the imperial delegation refused to formally recognise Jenkins and Temple's involvement, and they are ultimately forced to withdraw.
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