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The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

13 of 29 portraits of William Sancroft

The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688, possibly published by John Smith, after  Unknown artist, 1688 - NPG D30898 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

possibly published by John Smith, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1688
7 1/2 in. x 5 3/8 in. (189 mm x 138 mm) plate size; 7 3/4 in. x 5 5/8 in. (196 mm x 144 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford, 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D30898


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Artistsback to top

  • John Smith (1652-1743), Engraver. Artist associated with 1178 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
  • Unknown artist. Artist associated with 6266 portraits.

Sittersback to top

  • 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.

Related worksback to top

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  • NPG D9284: The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688 (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG 79: The Seven Bishops committed to the Tower in 1688 (after)
  • NPG D30897: The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688 (impression from same plate as)