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The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

6 of 15 portraits of Sir Jonathan Trelawny, 3rd Bt

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)