Sir John Hayward
4 of 5 portraits of Sir John Hayward
Sir John Hayward
by Willem de Passe
line engraving, published 1630
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Artistback to top
- Willem de Passe (1597 or 1598-1636 or 1637), Engraver. Artist or producer associated with 175 portraits.
Events of 1630back to top
Current affairsCharles I's first surviving child, Charles, is born in St. James's Palace. He is baptised by the Anglican Bishop of London, William Laud, and brought up in the care of the Protestant Mary Curzon, Countess of Dorset.
Art and scienceThe Cottonian Library, containing the greatest resource of Old English and Middle English literature, founded by antiquary and anti-royalist, Sir Robert Bruce Cotton, is confiscated by the authorities.
InternationalPhilip IV of Spain and Charles I sign the Treaty of Madrid, ending hostilities between the two countries. Spanish diplomat, Cesare Alessandro Scaglia, assists with the conclusion of the peace deal.
German, Protestant land is regained from Catholic allies on account of Swedish intervention in the Thirty Years' War.
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