Lady Arabella Stuart

Lady Arabella Stuart, by John Whittakers Sr, 1619 - NPG D1318 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Lady Arabella Stuart

by John Whittakers Sr
engraving, 1619
Reference Collection
NPG D1318

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  • NPG D6881: Lady Arabella Stuart (from same plate)

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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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