ELIZABETH TANFIELD (1585-October 1639) Elizabeth Tanfield was the only child of Sir Lawrence Tanfield (c.1551-1625) and Elizabeth Symonds (d.1629). She was born at Burford Priory in Oxfordshire and tutored by John Davies of Hereford, a noted poet. She spoke French, Spanish, Italian, Hebrew, and Transylvanian, as well as Latin, and translated the epistles of Seneca and Abraham and Ortelius’s Le Miroir du Monde
The Countess of Sussex by Paulus Van Somer (1576/78-1622) a Flemish artist who arrived in England from Antwerp during the reign of King James I of England and became one of the leading painters of the royal court
Maria Karolina Zofia Felicja Leszczyńska herbu Wieniawa (ur. 23 czerwca 1703 w Trzebnicy, zm. 24 czerwca 1768 w Wersalu) – królowa Francji w latach 1725-1768 jako żona Ludwika XV. Młodsza córka króla polskiego Stanisława Leszczyńskiego i Katarzyny Opalińskiej.
LOCATING LONDON'S PAST. This website allows you to search a wide body of digital resources relating to early modern and eighteenth-century London, and to map the results on to a fully GIS compliant version of John Rocque's 1746 map.