1 of 2 portraits by Abraham Bloemaert
by Cornelis Bloemaert, after Abraham Bloemaert
engraving, circa 1626
18 1/2 in. x 11 3/4 in. (470 mm x 299 mm) plate size; 18 3/4 in. x 12 1/8 in. (477 mm x 307 mm) paper size
Given by Alec Tiranti Ltd, 1959
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- St Willibrord (657 or 658-739), Missionary, Archbishop of the Frisians and Abbot of Echternach. Sitter in 1 portrait.
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Current affairsCoronation of Charles I. The queen, Henrietta Maria, does not attend the service, refusing to accept the crown in an Anglican service.
Parliament refuses to grant the king subsidies for war without redress of various grievances concerning religious issues, and the impeachment of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham.