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Sir Thomas More, his father, his household and his descendants
by Rowland Lockey, after Hans Holbein the Youngeroil on canvas, 159389 1/2 in. x 130 in. (2274 mm x 3302 mm) overallBequeathed by Emslie John Horniman, 1935NPG 2765
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30 August 2015, 17:39
Hi, I am a room guide at Montacute house and have noticed in the background above the heads of the two John Mores there are over-painted coats of arms, (at least three) . I assume these are well known about but would be interested in why they are there and when they were painted over and for what reason. Many thanks Steve
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