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William Lloyd (1627-1717), Bishop of Worcester

Sitter in 19 portraits
Educated at Oriel and Jesus Colleges, Oxford, Lloyd was ordained in 1646. In 1667 he published a work questioning the Catholic contribution to the royal cause during the civil wars. A rapid series of ecclesiastical promotions followed. In 1688 he was one of the seven bishops who signed a petition to King James II asking him to reconsider his policy of religious tolerance to Catholics. He supported William and Mary of Orange when they acceded to the English throne in 1689, attending their coronation and commending them to other clergy. He represented one of the polarised wings in what was a politically divided Church of England.

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William Lloyd

by David Loggan
engraving, circa 1680
NPG 633

D37385

William Lloyd

by David Loggan
engraving, circa 1680
NPG D37385

D30897

The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

possibly published by John Smith, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1688
NPG D30897

D30898

The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

possibly published by John Smith, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1688
NPG D30898

D30899

The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

by Simon Gribelin, sold by Thomas Jefferys, sold by William Herbert
line engraving, (circa 1688)
NPG D30899

D9284

The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

possibly published by John Smith, by Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1688
NPG D9284

D9285

The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

published by R. Palmer, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, (circa 1688)
NPG D9285

D9286

The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

by Pieter Schenck, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1688 or after
NPG D9286

D11942

The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

possibly published by John Smith, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1688
NPG D11942

D18862

The Seven Bishops committed to the Tower in 1688

by Robert White, published by Thomas Basset, published by Thomas Fox
line engraving, published 1689
NPG D18862

D37386

William Lloyd

by George Vertue, after Thomas Forster
engraving, 1713
NPG D37386

D19874

William Lloyd

by George Vertue, after Thomas Forster
engraving, 1713
NPG D19874

D30889

William Lloyd

by George Vertue, after Friedrich Wilhelm Weidemann
line engraving, 1714
NPG D30889

D37384

William Lloyd

by George Vertue, after Friedrich Wilhelm Weidemann
line engraving, 1714
NPG D37384

D19637

William Lloyd

by George Vertue, after Friedrich Wilhelm Weidemann
line engraving, 1714
NPG D19637

D19922

The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

possibly published by John Smith, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1688
NPG D19922

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

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