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John Whitgift

(1530?-1604), Archbishop of Canterbury

Sitter associated with 12 portraits
Churchman and scholar. Bishop of Worcester (1577), and Archbishop of Canterbury (1588-1604). Rigorously enforced Elizabeth I's policy of religious uniformity, and was attacked in tracts under the pseudonym 'Martin Mar-Prelate'. Drew up the Lambeth Articles, adopting a Calvinist position on predestination and election.

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John Whitgift, by Unknown artist - NPG 660

John Whitgift

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, probably early 17th century
NPG 660

John Whitgift, after Unknown artist - NPG D42478

John Whitgift

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 17th century
NPG D42478

John Whitgift, after Unknown artist - NPG D42479

John Whitgift

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 17th century
NPG D42479

John Whitgift, after Unknown artist - NPG D8320

John Whitgift

after Unknown artist
woodcut, published 1612
NPG D8320

John Whitgift, by Magdalena de Passe, and by  Willem de Passe - NPG D25200

John Whitgift

by Magdalena de Passe, and by Willem de Passe
line engraving, circa 1620
NPG D25200

John Whitgift, by Magdalena de Passe, and by  Willem de Passe - NPG D42477

John Whitgift

by Magdalena de Passe, and by Willem de Passe
line engraving, circa 1620
NPG D42477

John Whitgift, by Robert White - NPG D42480

John Whitgift

by Robert White
line engraving, circa 1699
NPG D42480

John Whitgift, by Henry Bone, after  Unknown artist - NPG D17146

John Whitgift

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, May 1819
NPG D17146

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06 March 2019, 09:34

He was ruthless and evil ensuring the murder of people that wanted to spread the knowledge given by God in the Holy KJV Bible. See Henry Barrow Separatist by Fred Powicke.

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