John Mordaunt, 2nd Baron Mordaunt

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John Mordaunt, 2nd Baron Mordaunt

by Joseph John Skelton
line engraving, (1564)
10 in. x 7 1/4 in. (253 mm x 183 mm) plate size; 20 1/4 in. x 14 1/4 in. (515 mm x 362 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D38955

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Phillip II of Spain orders that the decrees of the Council of Trent be enforced throughout his territories.
The strict application of Spanish Catholicism in the Netherlands leads to Protestant resistance under by William of Orange.
Death of the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I of Austria and the succession of his son Maximilian II as Holy Roman Emperor and King of Austria, Bohemia and Hungary.

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