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The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

14 of 29 portraits of William Sancroft

The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688, by Simon Gribelin, sold by  Thomas Jefferys, sold by  William Herbert, (circa 1688) - NPG D30899 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

by Simon Gribelin, sold by Thomas Jefferys, sold by William Herbert
line engraving, (circa 1688)
11 1/8 in. x 8 3/8 in. (282 mm x 214 mm) plate size; 11 3/8 in. x 8 3/4 in. (290 mm x 222 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford, 1931
Reference Collection
NPG D30899


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Artistsback to top

  • Simon Gribelin (1661-1733). Artist associated with 18 portraits.
  • William Herbert (1718-1795), Bibliographer and printseller. Artist associated with 28 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
  • Thomas Jefferys (circa 1719-1771), Engraver, cartographer and publisher. Artist associated with 32 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

  • NPG 79: The Seven Bishops committed to the Tower in 1688 (after)