Societatis Iesu Sacerdos R.P. Gulielmus Irlandus.fidei odio suspensus et dissectus Ad Tybourn prope Londinium 24. Januar. 1678. 3. febr: 1679.
Engraving, 145 x 98mm.
Rare portrait of William Ireland (1636 - 1679), a Jesuit and martyr from Lincolnshire. He was executed during the reign of King Charles II for participating in the 'Popish Plot' against the king. By Cornelis van Merlen (1654 - 1723), Flemish engraver and publisher in Antwerp, in 1666 he was a student at Antwerp's Guild.
Not in BM.
[Ref: 7588] £160.00