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The Heads of the Kings of England, Proper for Mr. Rapin's History

Written by Paul de Rapin de Thoyras
(French, Castres, France 1661–1725 Wesel, Germany)

Translator: Nicholas Tindal (British, Plymouth 1687–1774 London)
Artist and engraver: George Vertue (British, London 1684–1756)
Sitter: Egbert, King of Wessex (died 839)
Sitter: Alfred the Great (848/849–899)
Sitter: Canute, King of England, Denmark and Norway (Anglo-Dane, died 1035)
Sitter: William I, King of England and Duke of Normandy (Falaise 1027/28–1087 St. Gervais, Rouen)
Sitter: William II, King of England (ca. 1060–1100)
Sitter: Henry I, King of England (Selby (?) 1068/69–1135 Lyons-la-Forêt, Normandy)
Sitter: Stephen, King of England (ca. 1092–1154)
Sitter: Henry II, King of England (Le Mans 1133–1189 Chinon)
Sitter: Richard I (British, Oxford, 1157–1199)
Sitter: John, King of England (Oxford 1167–1216 Newark-on-Trent)
Sitter: Henry III, King of England (Winchester, 1207–1272)
Sitter: Edward I, King of England (Westminster 1239–1307 Burgh by Sands)
Sitter: Edward II, King of England (Caernarfon, Wales 1284–1327 Gloucestershire)
Sitter: Edward III, King of England (Windsor 1312–1377 Sheen)
Sitter: Edward, Prince of Wales [the Black Prince] (Woodstock 1330–1376 Westminster)
Sitter: Richard II (British, Bordeaux 1367–1400 London)
Sitter: Prince John (of Gaunt) (British, Ghent 1340–1399 Leicester)
Sitter: Henry IV, King of England (Bolingbroke 1366–1413 London)
Sitter: Henry V, King of England (Monmouth, Wales 1386/87–1422 Vincennes, France)
Sitter: Prince John (of Lancaster) (British, 1389–1435 Rouen, France)
Sitter: Henry VI, King of England (Windsor 1421–1471 London)
Sitter: Edward IV, King of England (Rouen, Normandy 1442–1483)
Sitter: Edward V, King of England (London 1470–1483 London)
Sitter: Richard III (British, Fotheringhay 1452–1485 Leicestershire)
Sitter: Henry VII, King of England and Lord of Ireland (British, Pembrokeshire, Wales 1457–1509 Richmond)
Sitter: Henry VIII, King of England and Ireland (British, London 1491–1547 London)
Sitter: Edward VI, King of England (Hampton 1537–1553 Greenwich)
Sitter: Mary I, Queen of England (Greenwich 1516–1558 London)
Sitter: Philip II (Spanish, Valladolid 1527–1598 San Lorenzo de El Escorial)
Sitter: Elizabeth I, Queen of England (1533–1603 (reigned 1558–1603))
Sitter: Henry Stewart (British, Yorkshire 1545/46–1567 Edinburgh)
Sitter: Mary, Queen of Scots (Linlithgow 1542–1587 Fotheringhay, England)
Sitter: James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (Edinburgh 1566–1625 Theobalds)
Sitter: Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (British, Stirling, Scotland 1594–1612 London)
Sitter: Princess Elizabeth Stuart (later Queen of Bohemia) (Falkland, Scotland 1596–1662 London)
Sitter: Charles I, King of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland (British, Dunfermline, Scotland 1600–1649 London)
Sitter: Oliver Cromwell (British, Huntingdon 1599–1658 London)
Sitter: Charles II, King of England (London 1630–1685 London)
Sitter: Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (British, Surrey 1640–1660 London)
Sitter: James II, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (British, London 1633–1701 France)
Artist: Copy after Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) (Italian, Pieve di Cadore ca. 1485/90?–1576 Venice)
Artist: Copy after Sir Godfrey Kneller (German, Lübeck 1646–1723 London)
Artist: Copy after Hans Holbein the Younger (German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London)
Artist: Copy after Sir Peter Lely (Pieter van der Faes) (British, Soest 1618–1680 London)
Artist: Copy after Anthony van Dyck (Flemish, Antwerp 1599–1641 London)
Dedicatee: Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales (British, Hanover 1707–1751 London)
Publisher: James, John and Paul Knapton (London)
Date: 1736
Medium: Book: engraving
Dimensions: Book: 20 15/16 x 14 3/16 x 1 in. (53.2 x 36 x 2.5cm)
Classification: Books
Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number: 17.3.2984
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