4 of 4 portraits by Klemens Ammon
by Klemens Ammon, after Magdalena de Passe, or after Willem de Passe
line engraving, circa 1652
5 3/8 in. x 3 3/4 in. (138 mm x 96 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1960
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- John More (circa 1542-1592), Rector of St Andrew's, Norwich, known as the 'Apostle of Norwich'. Sitter in 9 portraits.
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Current affairsPolitician, Sir Henry Vane, the younger, in promoting English liberties on Scotland rather than pursing its annexation, achieves its nominal consent for inclusion to the emerging republican commonwealth.
Art and scienceNicholas Culpeper, herbalist and astrologer, publishes The English Physitian. Extensively illustrated, Culpeper book written in the tradition of astrological medicine, lists native medicinal herbs indexed to common diseases.
Architect, Inigo Jones dies at Somerset House.
Clergyman, Peter Heylyn, publishes Cosmographie, a comprehensive description of the known world.
InternationalFirst Anglo-Dutch war, fought entirely at sea, erupts principally over trade disputes. General at Sea, Robert Blake, leads the navy in the first encounters against the Dutch navy commanded by Lieutenant-Admiral Maarten Tromp.
Oliver Cromwell's Act of Settlement of Ireland imposes death penalties and confiscates land from Irish Catholics.
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