Frederick V, King of Bohemia and Elector Palatine; Princess Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia and Electress Palatine

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Frederick V, King of Bohemia and Elector Palatine; Princess Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia and Electress Palatine

after Unknown artist
etching and woodcut, 1619
17 1/4 in. x 12 5/8 in. (438 mm x 322 mm) paper size
Reference Collection
NPG D9482

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  • Unknown artist, Artist. Artist or producer associated with 6580 portraits.

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Queen of James I, Anne of Denmark dies at Hampton Court of consumption and dropsy. Her state funeral is comparable to that of Elizabeth I.
The first permanent banqueting house at Whitehall, built for James I, is destroyed by fire. Inigo Jones is immediately commissioned to design a new one.

Art and science

Clergyman, Arthur Hildersham, publishes A Briefe Forme of Examination and The Doctrine of Communicating Worthily in the Lord's Supper. A Puritan divine, Hildersham advocated for regular communion and emphasised the need of assurance in salvation.


Frederick V, Elector Palatine and his wife, Elizabeth, James I's daughter, are crowned King and Queen of Bohemia.
The first Africans start to arrive in Virginia, North America, as indentured servants. Gradually a shift in their status

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