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Monarchs


54 People in group

King James II

King James II

1633-1701
Reigned 1685-88
Sitter associated with 134 portraits
King John

King John

1167-1216
Reigned 1199-1216
Sitter associated with 30 portraits
Queen Mary I

Queen Mary I

1516-1558
Reigned 1553-58; daughter of Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon
Sitter associated with 50 portraits
Queen Mary II

Queen Mary II

1662-1694
Reigned with William III 1689-94
Sitter associated with 97 portraits
King Richard I ('the Lionheart')

King Richard I ('the Lionheart')

1157-1199
Reigned 1189-99
Sitter associated with 24 portraits
King Richard II

King Richard II

1367-1400
Reigned 1377-99
Sitter associated with 34 portraits
King Richard III

King Richard III

1452-1485
Reigned 1483-85
Sitter associated with 27 portraits
King Stephen

King Stephen

circa 1092-1154
Reigned 1135-54
Sitter associated with 22 portraits
Sweyn Forkbeard, King of Denmark, Norway and England

Sweyn Forkbeard, King of Denmark, Norway and England

circa 960-1014
King of Denmark, Norway and England; father of Cnut the Great
Sitter in 3 portraits
Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria

1819-1901
Reigned 1837-1901
Sitter associated with 546 portraits | Artist associated with 5 portraits
King William I ('The Conqueror')

King William I ('The Conqueror')

1027 or 1028-1087
Reigned 1066-87
Sitter associated with 23 portraits
King William II ('Rufus')

King William II ('Rufus')

circa 1056-1100
Reigned 1087-1100
Sitter associated with 20 portraits
King William III

King William III

1650-1702
Reigned 1689-1702
Sitter associated with 142 portraits
King William IV

King William IV

1765-1837
Reigned 1830-37
Sitter associated with 174 portraits

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