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King Henry VII (1457-1509), Reigned 1485-1509

Sitter associated with 62 portraits
Henry VII was the son of Edmund Tudor, Earl of Richmond, and head of the house of Lancaster after the death of Henry VI. He defeated and killed the Yorkist king Richard III at the battle of Bosworth Field in 1485, establishing the Tudor monarchy. A notably clever king, he amassed enormous wealth for the Crown and established relative peace in England.

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D9416

unknown sitter engraved as King Henry VII when Earl of Richmond

by James Parker, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published 1790
NPG D9416

D9417

King Henry VII

by James Parker, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published 1790
NPG D9417