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Joseph Hall

by William Marshall, after Unknown artist
line engraving, 1641
4 7/8 in. x 2 1/2 in. (125 mm x 64 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D19230

Sitterback to top

  • Joseph Hall (1574-1656), Bishop of Exeter and Norwich. Sitter in 36 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • William Marshall (circa 1617-1649), Engraver. Artist associated with 189 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
  • Unknown artist, Artist. Artist associated with 6557 portraits.

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Events of 1641back to top

Current affairs

Statesman, John Pym, plays a leading part in bringing charges of treason against the king's chief councillor, Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford whose subsequent execution is widely celebrated.
The Grand Remonstrance, a long, comprehensive indictment of the king's government since his accession, is narrowly passed by Parliament.

Art and science

Following the death of Sir Anthony van Dyck, William Dobson is appointed Principal Painter to the king.
Poet and polemicist, John Milton, publishes the first of several anti-prelatical tracts, attacking the episcopal form of church governance and in particular, the arguments of royalist Joseph Hall, Bishop of Norwich.

International

The Irish Catholic gentry, fearing invasion from the increasingly pro-Puritan English Long Parliament and the Scottish Covenants, launch an unsuccessful coup d'etat in order to seize concessions for Catholics; the ensuing Irish Rebellion, which precipitated civil war in the three kingdoms, is led by Irish rebel, Sir Phelim O'Neill.

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