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Room 8
The Later Stuarts: James II, William and Mary, and Anne

Room 8This room covers the period from 1685 with the short reign of James II, the joint reign of William and Mary and concludes with Anne's reign up until 1714. On one wall there are portraits of James II, and Mary of Modena, William and Mary, and on the opposite wall a full-length portrait of Anne, next to a portrait of Sarah Jennings, Duchess of Marborough. On the end wall there is additionally a small sketch portrait of the soldier and statesman, the Duke of Marlborough, on horseback.

Room introduction

13 portraits on display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery

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5211

King James II

by Sir Peter Lely
oil on canvas, circa 1665-1670
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5211

5376

James Scott, Duke of Monmouth and Buccleuch

by Jan van Wyck
oil on canvas, circa 1675
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5376

1902

King William III

after Sir Peter Lely
oil on canvas, (1677)
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1902

6214

Queen Mary II

by Sir Peter Lely
oil on canvas, 1677
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6214

1352

Henry Purcell

by or after John Closterman
oil on canvas, 1695
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1352

114

John Locke

by Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, circa 1696
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 114

1625

Arnold Joost van Keppel, 1st Earl of Albemarle

by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, circa 1700
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1625

6187

Queen Anne

by Michael Dahl
oil on canvas, 1705
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6187

558

Sir Isaac Newton

studio of Enoch Seeman
oil on canvas, circa 1726
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 558

2005

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough

studio of John Michael Rysbrack
marble bust, circa 1730
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2005

D1328

Roger Palmer, Earl of Castlemaine

by Arnold van Westerhout, after Giovanni Battista Lenardi
line engraving, 1688
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D1328

D1333

The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

by Robert White
line engraving, 1689
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D1333

D1342

King William III

by Romeyn de Hooghe
etching, circa 1690
On display in Room 8 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D1342