by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1699 (1696)
13 5/8 in. x 9 3/4 in. (345 mm x 248 mm) plate size; 14 in. x 10 in. (355 mm x 253 mm) paper size
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- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (Lion and Crown, Russell Street, Covent Garden, London)
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Current affairsArchbishop Thomas Tenison in his circular letter to the bishops, emphasises their duty to instruct and guide parishioners away from sinful practises and encourage a moral reformation.
Resignation of leading Whigs, opposed to a peacetime standing army, results in the disintegration and removal of the Whig Junto administration.