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[Denmark] Doct. Johannes Baggerus
[Denmark] Doct. Johannes Baggerus Sallandiae Episcopus, S.R. M. in Colleg. Consist. Consiliarius, et Facult. Theolog. in illustri Academ Havniensi Decanus et Profess. Publicus.
Saleman pinxit. I. Smith fecit Londini
[1698]
Mezzotint, 285 x 170mm to platemark. 11¼ x 6½".
John Bagger (1646-1693) was appointed Bishop of Zealand (Copenhagen) when aged only twenty-eight. He was the author of several works in Latin and Danish, and instigated the tradition of 'store bededag' ('prayer day'), a Danish public holiday. Chaloner Smith mentions only four known.
CS 16.ii of ii. Ex. Col: Hon. Christopher Lennox-Boyd.
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