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King William I ('The Conqueror') (1027 or 1028-1087), Reigned 1066-87

Sitter associated with 21 portraits
William the Conqueror won a victory over Harold in 1066 which marked the end of Anglo-Saxon rule in England, becoming the first of the Norman kings.

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4051

King William I ('The Conqueror')

after an original by Theodoric
silver penny, (1068)
NPG 4051

4052

King William I ('The Conqueror')

after an original by Theodoric
silver penny, (1068-1071)
NPG 4052

4980(1)

King William I ('The Conqueror')

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, 1590s-1620
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4980(1)

D9377

Called King William I ('The Conqueror')

by Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1584
NPG D9377

D9378

Called King William I ('The Conqueror')

by Unknown artist
line engraving, circa 1584
NPG D9378

D23606

King William I ('the Conqueror')

possibly by William Faithorne
line engraving, probably 17th century
NPG D23606

D42355

Called King William I ('The Conqueror')

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 17th century (circa 1584)
NPG D42355

D23604

King William I ('the Conqueror')

by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, 1618
NPG D23604

D41921

King William I ('The Conqueror')

probably by Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
line engraving, circa 1628
NPG D41921

D42356

Title for 'Effigies Regum Anglorum a Wilhelmo Conquestore' (King William I ('The Conqueror')?)

probably by William Faithorne, published by Sir Robert Peake
line engraving, circa 1640
NPG D42356

D23602

King William I ('the Conqueror')

by John Chapman, after Crystall
stipple and line engraving, possibly 18th century
NPG D23602

D23620

King William I ('the Conqueror')

by Charles Mosley
line engraving, probably 18th century
NPG D23620

D34141

The Sovereigns of England, part 1

by John Carwitham, printed and published by Richard Caldwell, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, circa 1723-1741
NPG D34141

D42354

King William I ('The Conqueror')

by John Carwitham, probably after Renold or Reginold Elstrack (Elstracke)
mezzotint, circa 1723-1741
NPG D42354

D23609

King William I ('the Conqueror')

by George Vertue
line engraving, 1732
NPG D23609

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