by Matthäus Merian the Elder
etching and line engraving, published 1626
10 1/8 in. x 5 3/4 in. (258 mm x 147 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
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Events of 1626back to top
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.