Queen Mary I
50 of 50 portraits of Queen Mary I
Queen Mary I
by George Vertue, after Hans Eworth
line engraving, 1736
11 3/4 in. x 7 5/8 in. (299 mm x 194 mm) plate size; 13 3/8 in. x 9 1/4 in. (339 mm x 233 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
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- Queen Mary I (1516-1558), Reigned 1553-58; daughter of Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon. Sitter associated with 50 portraits.
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Current affairsFrederick, Prince of Wales marries Augusta of Saxe-Gotha.
Porteous Riots in Edinburgh after the execution of smuggler Andrew Wilson. Captain John Porteous orders his men to fire into the mob, causing six deaths. He is found guilty of murder, dragged from his cell, beaten and hung to death by a mob.
Repeal of laws against witchcraft.
Gin Act attempts to curtail consumption of gin.
Art and sciencePosthumous publication of Isaac Newton's Method of Fluxions, describing his method of differential calculus.
One of the earliest recorded uses of a Bathing Machine at Scarborough.
InternationalMethodist preachers John and Charles Wesley arrive in Savannah, Georgia.
Stanislaus I of Poland abdicates the throne.
Swiss mathematician and physicist Leonhard Euler produces the first published proof of Fermat's little theorem concerning prime numbers.
Charles Marie de La Condamine and François Fresneau Gataudière make the first scientific observations of rubber in Ecuador.