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Thomas Cranmer

(1489-1556), Archbishop of Canterbury

Sitter associated with 46 portraits
Appointed Archbishop of Canterbury in 1533 following the death of William Warham, Cranmer carried through Henry VIII's divorce from Katherine of Aragon. In the reign of Edward VI, he was responsible for the first book of Common Prayer published in 1549. As a committed Protestant he was deprived of office under Mary I and imprisoned. Cranmer eventually acknowledged Papal supremacy and the truth of Roman Catholic doctrines except for transubstantiation, but he recanted just before his execution.

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Thomas Cranmer, by Gerlach Flicke - NPG 535

Thomas Cranmer

by Gerlach Flicke
oil on panel, 1545-1546
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 535

King Edward VI and the Pope, by Unknown artist - NPG 4165

King Edward VI and the Pope

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, circa 1575
NPG 4165

Thomas Cranmer, after Unknown artist - NPG D17084

Thomas Cranmer

after Unknown artist
woodcut, 16th century
NPG D17084

Thomas Cranmer; Henry Cole, after Unknown artist - NPG D24945

Thomas Cranmer; Henry Cole

after Unknown artist
woodcut, published 1563
NPG D24945

Thomas Cranmer; Henry Cole, after Unknown artist - NPG D34253

Thomas Cranmer; Henry Cole

after Unknown artist
woodcut, published 1563
NPG D34253

Thomas Cranmer; Juan de Villagarcia, after Unknown artist - NPG D34254

Thomas Cranmer; Juan de Villagarcia

after Unknown artist
woodcut, published 1563 or after
NPG D34254

The Reformation, by Unknown artist - NPG D23051

The Reformation

by Unknown artist
line engraving, late 16th century
NPG D23051

The Reformation, by Unknown artist - NPG D43263

The Reformation

by Unknown artist
line engraving, late 16th century
NPG D43263

Thomas Cranmer, possibly by Willem de Passe - NPG D24937

Thomas Cranmer

possibly by Willem de Passe
line engraving, possibly 17th century
NPG D24937

The Primitive Reformers, by Unknown artist - NPG D42454

The Primitive Reformers

by Unknown artist
etching, 17th century
NPG D42454

King Henry VIII and Thomas Cranmer, by Robert White - NPG D24146

King Henry VIII and Thomas Cranmer

by Robert White
line engraving, late 17th century
NPG D24146

Thomas Cranmer, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D24908

Thomas Cranmer

after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, 1679
NPG D24908

5 Bishops including Nicholas Ridley, Hugh Latimer, Thomas Cranmer, John Hooper and Robert Farrar, possibly by Thomas Bowles Sr, or by  Thomas Bowles Jr - NPG D24926

5 Bishops including Nicholas Ridley, Hugh Latimer, Thomas Cranmer, John Hooper and Robert Farrar

possibly by Thomas Bowles Sr, or by Thomas Bowles Jr
line engraving, possibly 18th century
NPG D24926

Thomas Cranmer, after Unknown artist - NPG D24938

Thomas Cranmer

after Unknown artist
line engraving, possibly 18th century
NPG D24938

Thomas Cranmer, after Unknown artist - NPG D24941

Thomas Cranmer

after Unknown artist
line engraving, possibly 18th century
NPG D24941

Thomas Cranmer, after Unknown artist - NPG D24943

Thomas Cranmer

after Unknown artist
line engraving, possibly 18th century
NPG D24943

'The Bishops who suffer'd Martyrdom for the Protestant Faith; under the Persecution of Queen Mary I', by and sold by Robert White, printed and sold by  John King - NPG D19937

'The Bishops who suffer'd Martyrdom for the Protestant Faith; under the Persecution of Queen Mary I'

by and sold by Robert White, printed and sold by John King
line engraving, published circa 1700
NPG D19937

Thomas Cranmer, by Pieter Stevens van Gunst, after  Adriaen van der Werff - NPG D24905

Thomas Cranmer

by Pieter Stevens van Gunst, after Adriaen van der Werff
line engraving, 1707
NPG D24905

Thomas Cranmer, by Pieter Stevens van Gunst - NPG D20363

Thomas Cranmer

by Pieter Stevens van Gunst
line engraving, published 1707
NPG D20363

Thomas Cranmer, by George Vertue, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D24833

Thomas Cranmer

by George Vertue, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, 1711
NPG D24833

Thomas Cranmer, by George Vertue, after  Gerlach Flicke - NPG D34234

Thomas Cranmer

by George Vertue, after Gerlach Flicke
line engraving, published 1711
NPG D34234

King Henry VIII; Thomas Cranmer, by Philip Simms - NPG D9464

King Henry VIII; Thomas Cranmer

by Philip Simms
line engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D9464

Thomas Cranmer, by Richard Houston - NPG D24906

Thomas Cranmer

by Richard Houston
mezzotint, 1759
NPG D24906

Thomas Cranmer, by Richard Houston, after  Gerlach Flicke - NPG D1569

Thomas Cranmer

by Richard Houston, after Gerlach Flicke
mezzotint, 1759
NPG D1569

Thomas Cranmer, by Thomas Trotter, after  Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG D24942

Thomas Cranmer

by Thomas Trotter, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, 1779
NPG D24942

Thomas Cranmer, after Unknown artist - NPG D24831

Thomas Cranmer

after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, possibly early 19th century
NPG D24831

Thomas Cranmer, after Unknown artist - NPG D24832

Thomas Cranmer

after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, possibly early 19th century
NPG D24832

Thomas Cranmer, by Samuel Freeman - NPG D24907

Thomas Cranmer

by Samuel Freeman
stipple engraving, possibly early to mid 19th century
NPG D24907

Thomas Cranmer, by Anthony Cardon - NPG D24909

Thomas Cranmer

by Anthony Cardon
stipple engraving, possibly early 19th century
NPG D24909

Thomas Cranmer, after Unknown artist - NPG D24939

Thomas Cranmer

after Unknown artist
etching, possibly early 19th century
NPG D24939

Thomas Cranmer, by Samuel Freeman - NPG D24940

Thomas Cranmer

by Samuel Freeman
stipple engraving, probably early to mid 19th century
NPG D24940

Thomas Cranmer, after Unknown artist - NPG D34235

Thomas Cranmer

after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, 19th century
NPG D34235

Thomas Cranmer, after Unknown artist - NPG D16206

Thomas Cranmer

after Unknown artist
coloured etching, 19th century
NPG D16206

Thomas Cranmer, by Charles Picart, published by  Lackington, Allen & Co, and published by  Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, after  William Haines, after  Gerlach Flicke - NPG D14855

Thomas Cranmer

by Charles Picart, published by Lackington, Allen & Co, and published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, after William Haines, after Gerlach Flicke
stipple engraving, published circa 1820
NPG D14855

Thomas Cranmer, by Charles Picart, after  Gerlach Flicke - NPG D41893

Thomas Cranmer

by Charles Picart, after Gerlach Flicke
stipple and line engraving, 1823 (1545)
NPG D41893

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