1 of 142 portraits by Samuel Woodburn
by Samuel Woodburn, after Remigius Hogenberg
etching, early 19th century (1572)
4 1/4 in. x 3 3/8 in. (109 mm x 85 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
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- Matthew Parker (1504-1575), Archbishop of Canterbury. Sitter associated with 34 portraits.
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