The true manner of the execution of Thomas Earle of Strafford, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland upon Tower hill the 12th of May, 1641.
|Main Creator:||Hollar, Wenceslaus, 1607-1677, artist.|
Execution on Tower Hill, London, May 12th, 1641, of Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford, (1593-1641), politician and one time Lord Deputy of Ireland, Chief minister of Charles I. Crowds gather around the scaffold, some trying to get a better view of the execution. Dr. James Ussher, Archbishop of Armagh, (1551-1656), also stands on the scaffold. In the background is the Tower of London.
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[Germany? : s.n.], 1641.
Key to persons depicted in drawing printed upper right in English and left corner in German: A. Doctor Usher, Lord Primate of Ireland / B. The Sherifes [sic] of London / C. The Earle of Strafford / D. his Kindred and Friends.
Text in German printed l.c.: Execution des Grafen Thomas von Stafford Statthalters in Irland auf de tawers platz in Londen 12 Maj 1641.
Formerly held at PD HP (1641) 1.
Physical description: 1 print : wood engraving ; 18.5 x 26.8 cm..
Reproduction Note: Neg. no.: 22858.
Attributed to Wenceslaus Hollar, (1607-1677).