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King Harold II (Harold Godwineson)

(1022?-1066), Reigned 1066

Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Harold reigned following the death of his brother-in- law Edward 'the confessor'. He was defeated at the battle of Hastings in 1066 which marked the end of Anglo-saxon rule.

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King Harold II (Harold Godwineson), after an original by Theodoric - NPG 4050

King Harold II (Harold Godwineson)

after an original by Theodoric
silver penny, based on a work of 1066
NPG 4050

King Harold II, after Unknown artist - NPG D23600

King Harold II

after Unknown artist
etching, probably 18th century
NPG D23600

King Harold II, after Unknown artist - NPG D23619

King Harold II

after Unknown artist
line engraving, possibly 18th century
NPG D23619




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