Flectimur sed non frangimur. De Seeven Bisschoppen van Engeland door den Koning Jacobus den II. in den Tour geset den 8/18 em gerelaxeert den 15/25 Juni 1688.Les Sept Evesques d'Angleterre que furent mis dans la Tour par le Roy Jacques II. le 8/18 et relaches le 15/25 de Juni 1688.
Ex Formis P. Mortier. [n.d. c.1688.]
Rare engraving. 427 x 280mm. 16¾ x 11". Cut and laid on album page.
The Seven Bishops sent by James II to the Tower of London. They were imprisoned by James II for seditious libel over their opposition to the second Declaration of Indulgence, however they were not found guilty. The bishops were: Thomas White, Bishop of Peterborough; Francis Turner, Bishop of Ely; Sir Jonathan Trelawny, Bishop Exeter and Winchester; John Lake, Bishop of Chichester; Thomas Ken, Bishop of Bath and Wells; William Lloyd, Bishop of Worcester; and William Sancroft, Bishop of Canterbury.
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