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Monarchs


54 People in group

King Alfred ('The Great')

King Alfred ('The Great')

849-899
King of the West Saxons
Sitter associated with 13 portraits
Queen Anne

Queen Anne

1665-1714
Reigned 1702-14
Sitter associated with 74 portraits
King Athelstan (Aethelstan)

King Athelstan (Aethelstan)

895-940
King of the Anglo-Saxons
Sitter associated with 3 portraits
Canute or Cnut 'the Great'

Canute or Cnut 'the Great'

994?-1035
King of Denmark and of Norway, King of England 1018-1035
Sitter associated with 8 portraits
King Charles I

King Charles I

1600-1649
Reigned 1625-49
Sitter associated with 335 portraits
King Charles II

King Charles II

1630-1685
Reigned 1660-85
Sitter associated with 295 portraits
Lady Jane Grey

Lady Jane Grey

1537-1554
Proclaimed Queen 1553
Sitter associated with 56 portraits
King Edward I

King Edward I

1239-1307
Reigned 1272-1307
Sitter associated with 25 portraits
King Edward II

King Edward II

1284-1327
Reigned 1307-27
Sitter associated with 26 portraits
King Edward III

King Edward III

1312-1377
Reigned 1327-77
Sitter associated with 30 portraits
King Edward IV

King Edward IV

1442-1483
Reigned 1461-70 and 1471-83
Sitter associated with 37 portraits
King Edward V

King Edward V

1470-1483
Reigned 1483
Sitter associated with 15 portraits
King Edward VI

King Edward VI

1537-1553
Reigned 1547-53
Sitter associated with 48 portraits
King Edward VII

King Edward VII

1841-1910
Reigned 1901-10
Sitter associated with 506 portraits
King Edward

King Edward

circa 1003-1066
Known as 'The Confessor', reigned 1043-66
Sitter in 8 portraits
Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (King Edward VIII)

Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (King Edward VIII)

1894-1972
Reigned 1936
Sitter in 429 portraits
Queen Elizabeth I

Queen Elizabeth I

1533-1603
Reigned 1558-1603
Sitter associated with 135 portraits
Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II

1926-
Queen regnant
Sitter associated with 954 portraits
King George I

King George I

1660-1727
Reigned 1714-27
Sitter associated with 53 portraits
King George II

King George II

1683-1760
Reigned 1727-60
Sitter associated with 58 portraits