[Oliver Cromwell discovering M.r Jeremiah White his Chaplain at his daughter's knees.]
[Published according to Act of Parliament 19 April 1787, by Anne Bryer, N.o 5. Poland Street, Soho.]
Stipple and etching, printed in brown; proof before title and publication, very large margins. Plate 330 x 394mm (13 x 15½ Some slight toning.
Oliver Cromwell surprising his chaplain Jeremiah White, kneeling at the feet of Frances Cromwell. White had ambitions to marry Frances, daughter of the Lord Protector; however, found in a compromising position, he pretended he was asking Frances's permission to court her lady in waiting. Cromwell immediately called for another chaplain and had White and the maid sent away.
De Vesme: 537: iv/v. Tuer: 1245. Collection: Northwick
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