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John Acton, 1st Baron Acton

John Acton, 1st Baron Acton

1834-1902
Historian and moralist
Sitter in 3 portraits
John Adolphus

John Adolphus

1768-1845
Barrister and historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Osmund Airy

Osmund Airy

1845-1928
Historian; son of Sir George Biddell Airy
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Archibald Alison, 1st Bt

Sir Archibald Alison, 1st Bt

1792-1867
Historian and lawyer
Sitter in 8 portraits
John Allen

John Allen

1771-1843
Historian and resident physician at Holland House
Sitter in 1 portrait
Colin Robert Amery

Colin Robert Amery

1944-
Architectural writer, critic and historian; former Director of the World Monuments Fund in Britain
Sitter in 2 portraits
Donald Clive Anderson

Donald Clive Anderson

1897-1957
Historian and Chief Press Officer for the Festival of Britain
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir William Ashley

Sir William Ashley

1860-1927
Economic historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
David Baker (Augustine Baker)

David Baker (Augustine Baker)

1575-1641
Benedictine monk, ecclesiastical historian and writer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sarah Mary Malet Ward (née Hayes), Viscountess Bangor

Sarah Mary Malet Ward (née Hayes), Viscountess Bangor

1938-
Historian and biographer, critic, broadcaster and journalist; former wife of Anthony Bradford and later wife of 8th Viscount Bangor
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Barrow

John Barrow

1808-1898
Archivist to the Admiralty
Sitter in 3 portraits
Josep Maria Batista I Roca

Josep Maria Batista I Roca

1895-1978
Historian and Catalan nationalist
Sitter in 1 portrait
William Beckford

William Beckford

1744-1799
Owner of enslaved people
Sitter in 3 portraits
Edward Spencer Beesly

Edward Spencer Beesly

1831-1915
Positivist and historian
Sitter in 3 portraits
(Anne) Olivier Bell (née Popham)

(Anne) Olivier Bell (née Popham)

1916-2018
Art historian; editor and biographer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Max Beloff, Baron Beloff

Max Beloff, Baron Beloff

1913-1999
Historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Giovanni Francesco Biondi

Sir Giovanni Francesco Biondi

1572-1644
Diplomat and romance writer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Thomas Birch

Thomas Birch

1705-1766
Historian
Sitter in 4 portraits
Peter Hunter Blair

Peter Hunter Blair

1912-1982
Historian and academic; fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge
Sitter in 1 portrait
Robert Norman William Blake, Baron Blake

Robert Norman William Blake, Baron Blake

1916-2003
Historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Louis Jean Joseph Charles Blanc

Louis Jean Joseph Charles Blanc

1811-1882
French politician and historian
Sitter in 10 portraits
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Thomas Blore

1764-1818
County historian
Artist associated with 1 portrait
John Edward Courtney Bodley

John Edward Courtney Bodley

1853-1925
Historian and writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir Christopher Booth

Sir Christopher Booth

1924-2012
Professor of medicine and medical historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Archibald Bower

Archibald Bower

1686-1766
Historian
Sitter in 4 portraits
Robert Bragge

Robert Bragge

died 1738
Dissenting minister
Sitter in 6 portraits | Artist associated with 6 portraits
Asa Briggs, Baron Briggs

Asa Briggs, Baron Briggs

1921-2016
Historian
Sitter in 6 portraits
Sir Denis William Brogan

Sir Denis William Brogan

1900-1974
Historian
Sitter in 9 portraits
George Forrest Browne

George Forrest Browne

1833-1930
Bishop of Bristol and historian
Sitter in 3 portraits
Oscar Browning

Oscar Browning

1837-1923
Historian, teacher and linguist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Rupert Leo Scott Bruce-Mitford

Rupert Leo Scott Bruce-Mitford

1914-1994
Archaeologist and art historian
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sir Arthur Wynne Morgan Bryant

Sir Arthur Wynne Morgan Bryant

1899-1985
Historian and writer
Sitter in 18 portraits
James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce

James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce

1838-1922
Jurist, historian and Liberal politician; MP for Tower Hamlets and Aberdeen South
Sitter in 15 portraits
George Buchanan

George Buchanan

1506-1582
Historian and scholar
Sitter associated with 27 portraits
Bainbrigg Buckeridge

Bainbrigg Buckeridge

1668-1733
Poet, painter and first historian of British art
Sitter in 1 portrait
Alan Louis Charles Bullock, Baron Bullock of Leafield

Alan Louis Charles Bullock, Baron Bullock of Leafield

1914-2004
Historian
Sitter in 2 portraits
Campbell Burnap

Campbell Burnap

1939-2008
Jazz trombonist, bandleader, broadcaster and historian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gilbert Burnet

Gilbert Burnet

1643-1715
Bishop of Salisbury and historian
Sitter associated with 24 portraits
Charles Burney

Charles Burney

1726-1814
Musician and historian of music
Sitter in 10 portraits
Sir (George) Geoffrey Gilbert Butler

Sir (George) Geoffrey Gilbert Butler

1887-1929
Historian and politician
Sitter in 1 portrait

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