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The Seven Bishops committed to the Tower in 1688

1 of 20 portraits of Thomas Ken

The Seven Bishops committed to the Tower in 1688, by George Bower, 1688 - NPG 152a - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

The Seven Bishops committed to the Tower in 1688

by George Bower
silver medal, 1688
1 3/8 in. (35 mm) diameter
Given by John Ashton Bostock, 1862
Primary Collection
NPG 152a


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  • Henry Compton (1632-1713), Bishop of London. Sitter associated with 14 portraits.
  • Thomas Ken (1637-1711), Bishop of Bath and Wells. Sitter in 20 portraits.
  • John Lake (1624-1689), Bishop of Chichester. Sitter in 13 portraits.
  • William Lloyd (1627-1717), Bishop of Worcester. Sitter in 19 portraits.
  • William Sancroft (1617-1693), Archbishop of Canterbury. Sitter in 29 portraits.
  • Sir Jonathan Trelawny, 3rd Bt (1650-1721), Bishop of Winchester. Sitter associated with 15 portraits.
  • Francis Turner (1638?-1700), Bishop of Ely. Sitter in 14 portraits.
  • Thomas White (1628-1698), Bishop of Peterborough. Sitter in 13 portraits.

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