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Robert Bakewell

Robert Bakewell

1725-1795
Stock-breeder
Sitter in 1 portrait
Maria Balshaw

Maria Balshaw

1970-
Director of Tate
Sitter in 1 portrait
Nancy Cunard

Nancy Cunard

1896-1965
Poet and political activist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Simon de Montfort, Lord of Montfort L'Amaury

Simon de Montfort, Lord of Montfort L'Amaury

circa 1170-1218
Lord of Montfort l'Amaury in the Île-de-France; father of 8th Earl of Leicester
Sitter in 1 portrait
David Gower

David Gower

1957-
Cricketer
Sitter in 1 portrait
King Henry VII

King Henry VII

1457-1509
Reigned 1485-1509
Sitter associated with 66 portraits
Thomas William Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester of Holkham

Thomas William Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester of Holkham

1754-1842
Politician and agricultural reformer
Sitter in 9 portraits
Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester

1532 or 1533-1588
Courtier and magnate; favourite of Elizabeth I
Sitter associated with 66 portraits
Gary Lineker

Gary Lineker

1960-
Footballer
Sitter in 2 portraits
Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay

Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay

1800-1859
Historian, poet and politician; MP for Calne, Leeds and Edinburgh
Sitter in 26 portraits
Bryan Organ

Bryan Organ

1935-
Painter
Sitter in 6 portraits | Artist of 16 portraits
Joe Orton

Joe Orton

1933-1967
Playwright
Sitter in 13 portraits
Frederick William Pethick-Lawrence, 1st Baron Pethick-Lawrence

Frederick William Pethick-Lawrence, 1st Baron Pethick-Lawrence

1871-1961
Women's suffragist and Labour politician; MP for Leicester West and Edinburgh East and Secretary of State for India and Burma
Sitter in 17 portraits
King Richard III

King Richard III

1452-1485
Reigned 1483-85
Sitter associated with 26 portraits
Sue Townsend

Sue Townsend

1946-2014
Writer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Gok Wan

Gok Wan

1974-
Fashion consultant and presenter
Sitter in 1 portrait
(Arthur) Oliver Villiers Russell, 2nd Baron Ampthill

(Arthur) Oliver Villiers Russell, 2nd Baron Ampthill

1869-1935
Lieutenant-Colonel, administrator in India; governor of Madras and rower
Sitter in 19 portraits
Humphrey Cooper Attewell

Humphrey Cooper Attewell

1894-1972
Labour politician; MP for Harborough
Sitter in 7 portraits
Herbert William ('Bert') Bowden, Baron Aylestone

Herbert William ('Bert') Bowden, Baron Aylestone

1905-1994
Politician; MP for Leicester South
Sitter in 11 portraits
Cyril Charles Bowman Bardsley

Cyril Charles Bowman Bardsley

1870-1940
Bishop of Leicester
Sitter in 1 portrait