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Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue

John Hough (1651-1743), Bishop of Worcester (1717)

Bishop of Worcester; fellow, and later president of Magdalen College, Oxford; ejected by James II reinstated 1688, resigned 1699; Bishop of Oxford, 1690-99, Lichfield and Coventry, 1699-1717, Worcester, 1717-43; refused primacy, 1715.

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Buchanan-Dunlop 1936
W. R. Buchanan-Dunlop, 'All Saints Church, Worcester', Transactions of the Worcester Archaeological Society, NS, XIII, 1936.

Foskett 1963
D. Foskett, British Portrait Miniatures, 1963.

Long 1929
B. Long, British Miniaturists, 1929.

Macray (ed.) 1890
'Table-Talk of Bishop Hough', ed. W. D. Macray, Oxford Historical Society, XVI (Collectanea, II), 1890.

Shaw 1798-1801
S. Shaw, The History and Antiquities of Staffordshire, 1798-1801.

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Kerslake, Early Georgian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1977, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.