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The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

15 of 29 portraits of William Sancroft

The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688, possibly published by John Smith, by  Unknown artist, 1688 - NPG D9284 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

possibly published by John Smith, by Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1688
7 5 in. x 5 3/8 in. (190 mm x 138 mm) plate size; 7 5/8 in. x 5 1/2 in. (193 mm x 141 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D9284


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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 6242 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.

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  • NPG D30897: The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688 (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D30898: The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688 (impression from same plate as)