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The Seven Bishops committed to the Tower in 1688

10 of 13 portraits of Thomas White

The Seven Bishops committed to the Tower in 1688, by Robert White, published by  Thomas Basset, published by  Thomas Fox, published 1689 - NPG D18862 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

The Seven Bishops committed to the Tower in 1688

by Robert White, published by Thomas Basset, published by Thomas Fox
line engraving, published 1689
10 3/8 in. x 6 3/8 in. (265 mm x 162 mm) paper size
Given by Sir Herbert Henry Raphael, 1st Bt, 1916
Reference Collection
NPG D18862


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Artistsback to top

  • Thomas Basset (active 1680-1689), Publisher. Artist associated with 3 portraits.
  • Thomas Fox (active 1680-1689), Publisher. Artist associated with 3 portraits.
  • Robert White (1645-1703), Engraver. Artist associated with 590 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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 D1333: The Seven Bishops Committed to the Tower in 1688 (impression from same plate as)