Tudor and Jacobean Portraits Database

Henry Fitzalan, 12th Earl of Arundel (1511?-1580), Soldier and courtier

John Astley (circa 1507-1596), Courtier

John Bourchier, 2nd Baron Berners (1467-1533), Statesman and writer

William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (1520-1598), Lord High Treasurer

Sir William Butts (died 1545), Physician

Catherine Howard (died 1542), Fifth Queen of Henry VIII

Sir Thomas Chaloner (1521-1565), Diplomat

Thomas Cranmer (1489-1556), Archbishop of Canterbury

Gregory Fiennes, 10th Baron Dacre (1539-1594), Peer

Mary Neville, Lady Dacre (1524-circa 1576), Wife of 9th Baron Dacre

John Donne (1572-1631), Poet and divine

King Edward IV (1442-1483), Reigned 1461-70 and 1471-83

King Edward VI (1537-1553), Reigned 1547-53

Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603), Reigned 1558-1603

Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex (circa 1485-1540), Statesman

Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex (1539-1576), Military commander and Earl-Marshal of Ireland

Gerlach Flicke (active 1545-died 1558), Painter

Richard Foxe (circa 1446-1528), Bishop and statesman

Sir Thomas Gresham (circa 1518-1579), Founder of the Royal Exchange

Nicholas Heath (1501?-1578), Archbishop of York and Lord Chancellor

King Henry VI (1421-1471), Reigned 1422-61 and 1470-1

King Henry VII (1457-1509), Reigned 1485-1509

King Henry VIII (1491-1547), Reigned 1509-47

Sir Edward Hoby (1560-1617), Scholar and favourite of James I

King James I of England and VI of Scotland (1566-1625), Reigned, Scotland from 1567, England 1603-25

Katherine Parr (1512-1548), Sixth Queen of Henry VIII

Nicholas Kratzer (1487-?1550), Mathematician and astronomer

Sir Henry Lee (1533-1611), Master of the Ordnance

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (1532 or 1533-1588), Courtier and magnate; favourite of Elizabeth I

John Lumley, 1st Baron Lumley (circa 1533-1609), Politician and collector of art and books

Margaret Tudor (1489-1541), Queen of Scotland

Queen Mary I (1516-1558), Reigned 1553-8; daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon

Mary, Queen of Scots (1542-1587), Reigned 1542-67

Anthony Browne, 1st Viscount Montague (1528-1592), Courtier and diplomat

Sir Thomas More (1478-1535), Lord Chancellor, classical scholar, author of 'Utopia' and canonized 1935

Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk (1536-1572), Potential suitor to Mary, Queen of Scots

William Paget, 1st Baron Paget (1505-1563), Secretary of State and Lord Privy Seal

Philip II, King of Spain (1527-1598), Husband of Mary I

Sir Nicholas Poyntz (1510-1557), Courtier; sheriff of Gloucestershire

Sir Edward Rogers (1498?-1567?), Esquire of the Body of Henry VIII

Oliver St John, 1st Baron St John of Bletso (circa 1520-1582), Courtier; Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire

Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586), Soldier, statesman and poet

Sir Richard Southwell (1504-1564), Courtier and official

Adrian Stokes (circa 1533-1585), Horse-keeper; husband of Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk

Henry Strangwish (or Strangways) (died 1562), Pirate

Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (1517?-1547), Poet

Sir Nicholas Throckmorton (1515-1571), Diplomat

Sir Henry Unton (circa 1558-1596), Soldier and diplomat

Pietro Vermigli (1500-1562), Reformer, Theologian and known as 'Peter Martyr'

William Warham (1450?-1532), Archbishop of Canterbury

Thomas Wentworth, 1st Baron Wentworth (1501-1551), Lord Chamberlain

Sir Thomas Wyatt (1521?-1554), Conspirator; son of Sir Thomas Wyatt