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The lines of Plantagenet, Lancaster and York

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The lines of Plantagenet, Lancaster and York, by George Vertue, circa 1700-1756 - NPG D32045 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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The lines of Plantagenet, Lancaster and York

by George Vertue
etching, circa 1700-1756
6 1/8 in. x 3 5/8 in. (156 mm x 93 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D32045


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  • George Vertue (1683-1756), Engraver and antiquary. Artist associated with 847 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.

Sittersback to top

  • King Edward I (1239-1307), Reigned 1272-1307. Sitter associated with 21 portraits.
  • King Edward II (1284-1327), Reigned 1307-27. Sitter associated with 25 portraits.
  • King Edward III (1312-1377), Reigned 1327-77. Sitter associated with 27 portraits.
  • King Edward IV (1442-1483), Reigned 1461-70 and 1471-83. Sitter associated with 35 portraits.
  • King Henry IV (1367-1413), Reigned 1399-1413. Sitter associated with 28 portraits.
  • King Henry V (1387-1422), Reigned 1413-22. Sitter associated with 30 portraits.
  • King Henry VI (1421-1471), Reigned 1422-61 and 1470-1. Sitter associated with 37 portraits.
  • King Richard II (1367-1400), Reigned 1377-99. Sitter associated with 32 portraits.

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