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

Author: 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) Alfred the Great (848/849–899) Canute, King of England, Denmark and Norway (Anglo-Dane, died 1035) William I, King of England and Duke of Normandy (Falaise 1027/28–1087 St. Gervais, Rouen) William II, King of England (ca. 1060–1100) Henry I, King of England (Selby (?) 1068/69–1135 Lyons-la-Forêt, Normandy) Stephen, King of England (ca. 1092–1154) Henry II, King of England (Le Mans 1133–1189 Chinon) Richard I (British, Oxford, 1157–1199) John, King of England (Oxford 1167–1216 Newark-on-Trent) Henry III, King of England (Winchester, 1207–1272) Edward I, King of England (Westminster 1239–1307 Burgh by Sands) Edward II, King of England (Caernarfon, Wales 1284–1327 Gloucestershire) Edward III, King of England (Windsor 1312–1377 Sheen) Edward, Prince of Wales [the Black Prince] (Woodstock 1330–1376 Westminster) Richard II (British, Bordeaux 1367–1400 London) Prince John (of Gaunt) (British, Ghent 1340–1399 Leicester) Henry IV, King of England (Bolingbroke 1366–1413 London) Henry V, King of England (Monmouth, Wales 1386/87–1422 Vincennes, France) Prince John (of Lancaster) (British, 1389–1435 Rouen, France) Henry VI, King of England (Windsor 1421–1471 London) Edward IV, King of England (Rouen, Normandy 1442–1483) Edward V, King of England (London 1470–1483 London) Richard III (British, Fotheringhay 1452–1485 Leicestershire) Henry VII, King of England and Lord of Ireland (British, Pembrokeshire, Wales 1457–1509 Richmond) Henry VIII, King of England and Ireland (British, London 1491–1547 London) Edward VI, King of England (Hampton 1537–1553 Greenwich) Mary I, Queen of England (Greenwich 1516–1558 London) Philip II (Spanish, Valladolid 1527–1598 San Lorenzo de El Escorial) Elizabeth I, Queen of England (1533–1603 (reigned 1558–1603)) Henry Stewart (British, Yorkshire 1545/46–1567 Edinburgh) Mary, Queen of Scots (Linlithgow 1542–1587 Fotheringhay, England) James I, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (Edinburgh 1566–1625 Theobalds) Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (British, Stirling, Scotland 1594–1612 London) Princess Elizabeth Stuart (later Queen of Bohemia) (Falkland, Scotland 1596–1662 London) Charles I, King of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland (British, Dunfermline, Scotland 1600–1649 London) Oliver Cromwell (British, Huntingdon 1599–1658 London) Charles II, King of England (London 1630–1685 London) Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (British, Surrey 1640–1660 London) 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) Copy after Sir Godfrey Kneller (German, Lübeck 1646–1723 London) Copy after Hans Holbein the Younger (German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London) Copy after Sir Peter Lely (Pieter van der Faes) (British, Soest 1618–1680 London) 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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