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King Alfred ('The Great')

King Alfred ('The Great')

849-899
King of the West Saxons
Sitter associated with 13 portraits
Elias Ashmole

Elias Ashmole

1617-1692
Antiquary
Sitter in 6 portraits
Anthony Asquith

Anthony Asquith

1902-1968
Film director
Sitter associated with 31 portraits
John de Baliol

John de Baliol

died 1269
Royal counsellor, founder of Balliol College, Oxford; husband of Dervorguilla of Galloway
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Lennox Randal Francis Berkeley

Sir Lennox Randal Francis Berkeley

1903-1989
Composer
Sitter in 23 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
Sir John Betjeman

Sir John Betjeman

1906-1984
Poet Laureate, writer and broadcaster
Sitter in 41 portraits
Sir Thomas Bodley

Sir Thomas Bodley

1545-1613
Diplomat and scholar
Sitter in 7 portraits
Melvyn Bragg

Melvyn Bragg

1939-
Writer and broadcaster
Sitter in 4 portraits
Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll

1832-1898
Photographer and author of 'Alice in Wonderland'
Sitter in 9 portraits | Artist associated with 62 portraits
Lord David Cecil

Lord David Cecil

1902-1986
Scholar, teacher and writer
Sitter in 74 portraits
Sir Ernst Chain

Sir Ernst Chain

1906-1979
Biochemist
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir William Chambers

Sir William Chambers

1723-1796
Architect
Sitter in 16 portraits
Lord Randolph Churchill

Lord Randolph Churchill

1849-1895
Politician; Secretary of State for India and MP for Woodstock and Paddington South
Sitter in 36 portraits
Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

1874-1965
Prime Minister
Sitter in 222 portraits
Kenneth Clark, Baron Clark

Kenneth Clark, Baron Clark

1903-1983
Art historian and museum director
Sitter in 29 portraits | Artist of 1 portrait
James Cook

James Cook

1728-1779
Circumnavigator
Sitter associated with 15 portraits
Stephanie Cook

Stephanie Cook

1972-
Rower and pentathlete; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Dame Gladys Cooper

Dame Gladys Cooper

1888-1971
Actress
Sitter in 172 portraits
Sir William Cubitt

Sir William Cubitt

1785-1861
Civil engineer
Sitter in 4 portraits
Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins

1941-
Zoologist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Cecil Day-Lewis

Cecil Day-Lewis

1904-1972
Poet Laureate
Sitter in 54 portraits
Devorguila de Baliol

Devorguila de Baliol

died 1290
Co-founder of Balliol College, Oxford; wife of John de Baliol; mother of John I of Scotland
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Robert Dudley

Sir Robert Dudley

1574-1649
Mariner and landowner
Sitter associated with 2 portraits
Jacqueline du Pré

Jacqueline du Pré

1945-1987
Cellist
Sitter in 16 portraits
King Edward

King Edward

circa 1003-1066
Known as 'The Confessor', reigned 1043-66
Sitter in 8 portraits
Edward, Prince of Wales

Edward, Prince of Wales

1330-1376
Known as 'The Black Prince'; son of Edward III
Sitter in 15 portraits
Richard Foxe

Richard Foxe

circa 1446-1528
Bishop and statesman
Sitter in 12 portraits
Grinling Gibbons

Grinling Gibbons

1648-1721
Woodcarver and sculptor
Sitter in 10 portraits
James Gibbs

James Gibbs

1682-1754
Architect
Sitter in 11 portraits | Artist associated with 1 portrait
Elizabeth Margaretta Maria Gilbert

Elizabeth Margaretta Maria Gilbert

1826-1885
Campaigner for blind people
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Giles Gilbert Scott

Sir Giles Gilbert Scott

1880-1960
Architect; grandson of Sir George Gilbert Scott
Sitter in 19 portraits
Gary Glitter

Gary Glitter

1944-
Singer and performer
Sitter in 1 portrait
Susan Greenfield, Baroness Greenfield

Susan Greenfield, Baroness Greenfield

1950-
Professor of Synaptic Pharmacology
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Christopher Hatton

Sir Christopher Hatton

circa 1540-1591
Lord Chancellor
Sitter in 12 portraits
Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking

1942-2018
Theoretical Physicist
Sitter in 11 portraits
Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney

1939-2013
Poet and Nobel Prize winner
Sitter in 24 portraits
Tim Henman

Tim Henman

1974-
Tennis player; Olympian
Sitter in 1 portrait
King Henry VIII

King Henry VIII

1491-1547
Reigned 1509-47
Sitter associated with 98 portraits
Richard Hillary

Richard Hillary

1919-1943
Spitfire pilot; author of 'The Last Enemy'
Sitter in 1 portrait