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The Seven Bishops beheaded by James II: P.238-1940

Object information

Current Location: In storage


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


Printmaker: Gole, Jacob




History note: Clarke bt. from Meatyard, 1940 (listed in the latter's sale catalogue no. 22 (Autumn 1940) no.240)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1940) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


17th Century
Production date: AD 1688

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.238-1940
Primary reference Number: 157366
Hollstein (Dutch/Flemish): 139
Wessely (Gole): 139
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 28 January 2013 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

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

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