The beheading of Captn: Doughty by Drake.
Engraving. Sheet 100 x 165mm. 4 x 6½".
Thomas Doughty was an English nobleman, soldier, scholar and personal secretary of Christopher Hatton. His association with Francis Drake, on a 1577 voyage to interfere with Spanish treasure fleets, ended in a shipboard trial for treason and witchcraft and Doughty's execution. On July 2, 1578, Thomas Doughty was beheaded.
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