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The Seven Bishops: P.22-1961

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The Seven Bishops
William Sancroft, archbishop of Canterbury; Thomas Ken, bishop of Bath and Wells; John Lake, bishop of Chichester; William Lloyd, bishop of St Asaph; Sir Jonathon Trelawny, bishop of Bristol; Francis Turner, bishop of Ely; and Thomas White, bishop of Peterborough


Printmaker: Gribelin, Simon




The Seven bishops who were committed to the Tower by James II in 1688 for refusing to promulgate his declaration of liberty of conscience.

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Bought from the S.G. Perceval Fund

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1961)


17th Century#
Production date: AD 1688


State I

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: P.22-1961
Primary reference Number: 135330
O'Donoghue: V, p.76
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 10 May 2013 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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