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Eleanor of Castile, by Elkington & Co, cast by  Domenico Brucciani, after  William Torel - NPG 345

Eleanor of Castile

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after William Torel
electrotype, 1873, based on a work of 1291-1293
On display on the Medieval stairs (North stairs) at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 345

King Henry III, by Elkington & Co, cast by  Domenico Brucciani, after  William Torel - NPG 341

King Henry III

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after William Torel
electrotype, 1873, based on a work of circa 1291
On display on the Medieval stairs (North stairs) at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 341

King Edward III, by Elkington & Co, cast by  Domenico Brucciani, after  Unknown artist - NPG 332

King Edward III

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after Unknown artist
electrotype, 1873, based on a work of circa 1377-1380
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 332

Edward, Prince of Wales, by Elkington & Co, cast by  Domenico Brucciani, after  Unknown artist - NPG 396

Edward, Prince of Wales

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after Unknown artist
electrotype, 1875, based on a work of circa 1377
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 396

Anne of Bohemia, by Elkington & Co, cast by  Domenico Brucciani, after  Nicholas Broker, and  Godfrey Prest - NPG 331

Anne of Bohemia

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after Nicholas Broker, and Godfrey Prest
electrotype, 1873, based on a work of circa 1395-1397
On display on the Medieval stairs (North stairs) at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 331

King Richard II, by Elkington & Co, cast by  Domenico Brucciani, after  Nicholas Broker, and  Godfrey Prest - NPG 330

King Richard II

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after Nicholas Broker, and Godfrey Prest
electrotype, 1873, based on a work of circa 1395-1397
On display on the Medieval stairs (North stairs) at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 330

King Henry IV, by Elkington & Co, cast by  Domenico Brucciani, after  Unknown artist - NPG 397

King Henry IV

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after Unknown artist
electrotype, 1875, based on a work of circa 1408-1427
On display on the Medieval stairs (South stairs) at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 397

Joanna of Navarre, by Elkington & Co, cast by  Domenico Brucciani, after  Unknown artist - NPG 398

Joanna of Navarre

by Elkington & Co, cast by Domenico Brucciani, after Unknown artist
electrotype, 1875, based on a work of circa 1408-1427
On display on the Medieval stairs (South stairs) at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 398

Elizabeth of York, by Unknown artist - NPG 311

Elizabeth of York

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, late 16th century, based on a work of circa 1500
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 311

King Henry VII, by Unknown Netherlandish artist - NPG 416

King Henry VII

by Unknown Netherlandish artist
oil on panel, 1505
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 416

Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby, after Pietro Torrigiano - NPG 356

Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby

after Pietro Torrigiano
electrotype, 1875, based on a work of circa 1514
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 356

Thomas Wolsey, by Unknown artist - NPG 32

Thomas Wolsey

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, 1589-1595, based on a work of circa 1520
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 32

Anne Boleyn, by Unknown English artist - NPG 668

Anne Boleyn

by Unknown English artist
oil on panel, late 16th century, based on a work of circa 1533-1536
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 668

King Henry VIII, by Unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist - NPG 3638

King Henry VIII

by Unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist
oil on panel, circa 1535-1540
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3638

King Henry VIII; King Henry VII, by Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 4027

King Henry VIII; King Henry VII

by Hans Holbein the Younger
ink and watercolour, circa 1536-1537
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4027

Sir Richard Southwell, after Hans Holbein the Younger - NPG 4912

Sir Richard Southwell

after Hans Holbein the Younger
oil on panel, late 16th century, based on a work of 1536
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4912

Queen Mary I, by Master John - NPG 428

Queen Mary I

by Master John
oil on panel, 1544
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 428

Thomas Cranmer, by Gerlach Flicke - NPG 535

Thomas Cranmer

by Gerlach Flicke
oil on panel, 1545-1546
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 535

Katherine Parr, attributed to Master John - NPG 4451

Katherine Parr

attributed to Master John
oil on panel, circa 1545
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4451

King Edward VI, attributed to William Scrots - NPG 1299

King Edward VI

attributed to William Scrots
oil on panel, anamorphosis, 1546
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1299

Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, after William Scrots - NPG 4952

Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey

after William Scrots
oil on panel, circa 1570-1580s, based on a work of 1546
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4952

King Edward VI, by Workshop associated with 'Master John' - NPG 5511

King Edward VI

by Workshop associated with 'Master John'
oil on panel, circa 1547
On display in Room 1 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5511

John Astley, by Unknown Netherlandish artist - NPG 6768

John Astley

by Unknown Netherlandish artist
oil on canvas, 1555
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6768

Sir Thomas Chaloner, by Unknown Flemish artist - NPG 2445

Sir Thomas Chaloner

by Unknown Flemish artist
oil on panel, 1559
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2445

William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley, by Unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist - NPG 2184

William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley

by Unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist
oil on panel, 1560s
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2184

Sir Thomas Gresham, by Unknown Netherlandish artist - NPG 352

Sir Thomas Gresham

by Unknown Netherlandish artist
oil on panel, circa 1565
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 352

Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, by Unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist - NPG 6676

Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk

by Unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist
oil on panel, 1565
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6676

Sir Henry Lee, by Anthonis Mor (Antonio Moro) - NPG 2095

Sir Henry Lee

by Anthonis Mor (Antonio Moro)
oil on panel, 1568
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2095

King Henry V, by Unknown artist - NPG 545

King Henry V

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, late 16th or early 17th century
On display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 545

Queen Elizabeth I, associated with Nicholas Hilliard - NPG 190

Queen Elizabeth I

associated with Nicholas Hilliard
oil on panel, circa 1575
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 190

Queen Elizabeth I, by Unknown continental artist - NPG 2082

Queen Elizabeth I

by Unknown continental artist
oil on panel, circa 1575
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2082

Sir Philip Sidney, by Unknown artist - NPG 5732

Sir Philip Sidney

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, circa 1576
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5732

Mary, Queen of Scots, after Nicholas Hilliard - NPG 429

Mary, Queen of Scots

after Nicholas Hilliard
oil on panel, inscribed 1578
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 429

Sir Christopher Hatton, by Unknown English artist - NPG L256

Sir Christopher Hatton

by Unknown English artist
oil on panel, circa 1580
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L256

Sir Walter Ralegh (Raleigh), by Unknown English artist - NPG 7

Sir Walter Ralegh (Raleigh)

by Unknown English artist
oil on panel, 1588
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 7

Sir Christopher Hatton, by Nicholas Hilliard - NPG 5549

Sir Christopher Hatton

by Nicholas Hilliard
watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, after 1588
On display in the Room 3 miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5549

Sir Francis Walsingham, attributed to John De Critz the Elder - NPG 1807

Sir Francis Walsingham

attributed to John De Critz the Elder
oil on panel, circa 1589
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1807

John Donne, by Unknown English artist - NPG 6790

John Donne

by Unknown English artist
oil on panel, circa 1595
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6790

Ralph Simons (Symons), by Unknown English artist - NPG 7021

Ralph Simons (Symons)

by Unknown English artist
oil on panel, transferred from original panel, circa 1595
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 7021

Sir Henry Unton, by Unknown artist - NPG 710

Sir Henry Unton

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, circa 1596
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 710

Anne, Lady Pope with her children, by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger - NPG L231

Anne, Lady Pope with her children

by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger
oil on canvas, 1596
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L231

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger - NPG 4985

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex

by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger
oil on canvas, circa 1597
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4985

King Henry IV, by Unknown artist - NPG 4980(9)

King Henry IV

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, 1597-1618
On display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4980(9)

King Richard II, by Unknown artist - NPG 4980(8)

King Richard II

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, 1597-1618
On display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4980(8)

King Richard III, by Unknown artist - NPG 4980(12)

King Richard III

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, 1597-1618
On display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4980(12)

Queen Elizabeth I, by Unknown English artist - NPG 5175

Queen Elizabeth I

by Unknown English artist
oil on panel, circa 1600
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5175

Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton, by Unknown artist - NPG L114

Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton

by Unknown artist
oil on canvas, circa 1600
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L114

William Shakespeare, associated with John Taylor - NPG 1

William Shakespeare

associated with John Taylor
oil on canvas, feigned oval, circa 1600-1610
On display in Room 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1

The Somerset House Conference, 1604, by Unknown artist - NPG 665

The Somerset House Conference, 1604

by Unknown artist
oil on canvas, 1604
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 665

Ludovic Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 2nd Duke of Lennox, by Isaac Oliver - NPG 3063

Ludovic Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 2nd Duke of Lennox

by Isaac Oliver
watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, heart-shaped, circa 1605
On display in the Room 4 miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3063

Anne of Denmark, by John De Critz the Elder - NPG 6918

Anne of Denmark

by John De Critz the Elder
oil on canvas, circa 1605-1610
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6918

Henry, Prince of Wales, studio of Isaac Oliver - NPG 1572

Henry, Prince of Wales

studio of Isaac Oliver
watercolour on vellum, circa 1610
On display in the Room 4 miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1572

Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset, by Nicholas Hilliard - NPG 4260

Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset

by Nicholas Hilliard
watercolour on vellum, circa 1611
On display in the Room 4 miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4260

Anne of Denmark, by Isaac Oliver - NPG 4010

Anne of Denmark

by Isaac Oliver
watercolour on vellum, circa 1612
On display in the Room 4 miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4010

King Charles I, studio of Isaac Oliver - NPG 3064

King Charles I

studio of Isaac Oliver
watercolour on vellum, circa 1616, based on a work of circa 1616
On display in the Room 4 miniature case at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3064

Benjamin ('Ben') Jonson, by Abraham van Blyenberch - NPG 2752

Benjamin ('Ben') Jonson

by Abraham van Blyenberch
oil on canvas, circa 1617
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2752

Ludovic Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 2nd Duke of Lennox, by Paul van Somer - NPG 5297

Ludovic Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 2nd Duke of Lennox

by Paul van Somer
oil on canvas, circa 1620
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5297

Sir Nathaniel Bacon, by Sir Nathaniel Bacon - NPG L260

Sir Nathaniel Bacon

by Sir Nathaniel Bacon
oil on canvas, circa 1620
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L260

King James I of England and VI of Scotland, by Daniel Mytens - NPG 109

King James I of England and VI of Scotland

by Daniel Mytens
oil on canvas, 1621
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 109