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George Morley

(1598-1684), Bishop of Winchester

Sitter in 14 portraits
At the time of the English civil wars, George Morley was Canon of Christ Church, and a royalist. In 1645, he was a royalist delegate to the peace negotiations. In 1648, he was deprived of his canonry and his living. He left the country, joining Charles II's court at The Hague, where he became one of the leading clergy. Shortly before the Restoration, he came to England on a mission to gain the support of the Presbyterians for Charles. In 1660, he regained his canonry, and soon became dean of Christ Church. In the same year he was consecrated Bishop of Worcester, and was translated to the see of Winchester in 1662.

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George Morley, after Sir Peter Lely - NPG 491

George Morley

after Sir Peter Lely
chalk, based on a work of circa 1660
NPG 491

George Morley, studio of Sir Peter Lely - NPG 2951

George Morley

studio of Sir Peter Lely
oil on canvas, based on a work of circa 1662
NPG 2951

George Morley, published by Richard Tompson, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29530

George Morley

published by Richard Tompson, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, 1678-1679
NPG D29530

George Morley, published by Richard Tompson, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D39042

George Morley

published by Richard Tompson, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, 1678-1679
NPG D39042

George Morley, published by Richard Tompson, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D13169

George Morley

published by Richard Tompson, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, 1678-1679
NPG D13169

George Morley, by George Vertue, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29529

George Morley

by George Vertue, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, 1740 (circa 1660-1662)
NPG D29529

George Morley, by George Vertue, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D39040

George Morley

by George Vertue, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, 1740 (circa 1660-1662)
NPG D39040

George Morley, by George Vertue, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D39041

George Morley

by George Vertue, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, 1740 (circa 1660-1662)
NPG D39041

George Morley, by George Vertue, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D20093

George Morley

by George Vertue, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, 1740
NPG D20093

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George Morley

published by Richard Tompson, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, 1678-1679
NPG D19082

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George Morley

by George Vertue, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, 1740
NPG D42910

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George Morley

by George Vertue, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, 1740 (circa 1660-1662)
NPG D20549

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George Morley

by George Vertue, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, 1740 (circa 1660-1662)
NPG D20550

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George Morley

by George Vertue, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, 1740 (circa 1660-1662)
NPG D20551

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