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The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

10 of 20 portraits of Thomas Ken

The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688, published by R. Palmer, after  Unknown artist, (circa 1688) - NPG D9285 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688

published by R. Palmer, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, (circa 1688)
8 1/8 in. x 6 1/2 in. (206 mm x 164 mm) plate size; 9 1/8 in. x 6 5/8 in. (232 mm x 169 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D9285


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Artistsback to top

  • R. Palmer (active late 17th century), Publisher. Artist associated with 1 portrait.
  • Unknown artist. Artist associated with 6268 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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