John Hewitt DD

The royalist minister etched in 1658 for a posthumous collection of sermons. Hewitt was chaplain to Earl Lindsey, colonel of the King’s Guard of Foot and preached throughout the war in Oxford, being made Doctor of Divinity by the King for his prowess. He was beheaded in 1658 for his part in covert royalist activities and was a prominent member of the Sealed Knot. John wears a cap and gown, his preaching clothes over a shirt and doublet.

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