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The Sovereigns of England, part 1

14 of 20 portraits of King Henry II

The Sovereigns of England, part 1, by John Carwitham, printed and published by  Richard Caldwell, after  Unknown artist, circa 1723-1741 - NPG D34141 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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The Sovereigns of England, part 1

by John Carwitham, printed and published by Richard Caldwell, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, circa 1723-1741
14 in. x 10 in. (357 mm x 255 mm) plate size; 15 3/4 in. x 10 1/2 in. (400 mm x 268 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source, 1959
Reference Collection
NPG D34141

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  • King Edward I (1239-1307), Reigned 1272-1307. Sitter associated with 22 portraits.
  • King Edward II (1284-1327), Reigned 1307-27. Sitter associated with 26 portraits.
  • King Edward III (1312-1377), Reigned 1327-77. Sitter associated with 27 portraits.
  • King Edward IV (1442-1483), Reigned 1461-70 and 1471-83. Sitter associated with 35 portraits.
  • King Henry I (1068 or 1069-1135), Reigned 1100-35. Sitter associated with 17 portraits.
  • King Henry II (1133-1189), Reigned 1154-89. Sitter associated with 20 portraits.
  • King Henry III (1207-1272), Reigned 1216-72. Sitter associated with 33 portraits.
  • King Henry IV (1367-1413), Reigned 1399-1413. Sitter associated with 28 portraits.
  • King Henry V (1387-1422), Reigned 1413-22. Sitter associated with 30 portraits.
  • King Henry VI (1421-1471), Reigned 1422-61 and 1470-71. Sitter associated with 37 portraits.
  • King John (1167-1216), Reigned 1199-1216. Sitter associated with 28 portraits.
  • King Richard I ('the Lionheart') (1157-1199), Reigned 1189-99. Sitter associated with 22 portraits.
  • King Richard II (1367-1400), Reigned 1377-99. Sitter associated with 32 portraits.
  • King Stephen (circa 1092-1154), Reigned 1135-54. Sitter associated with 20 portraits.
  • King William I ('The Conqueror') (1027 or 1028-1087), Reigned 1066-87. Sitter associated with 21 portraits.
  • King William II ('Rufus') (circa 1056-1100), Reigned 1087-1100. Sitter associated with 18 portraits.

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  • NPG D42354: King William I ('The Conqueror') (from same plate)

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