Sir Thomas More, 1527, (1902). Artist: Hans Holbein the Younger
Sir Thomas More, 1527, (1902). Portrait of More (1478-1535) as Henry VIII's Lord Chancellor. More refused to subscribe to the Act of Supremacy which made Henry the head of the English Church. In 1534 he was imprisoned in the Tower of London, and beheaded on a charge of treason the following year. Illustration from Henry VIII, by A F Pollard, published by Goupil and Co, (London, New York, Paris, Edinburgh, 1902)
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Michel de Marillac, conseiller d'etat et garde des sceaux, 17th century
Michel de Marillac, conseiller d'etat et garde des sceaux, 17th century.
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The Library - presentation of the address, Lincoln's Inn New Buildings, 1845
The Library - presentation of the address, Lincoln's Inn New Buildings, 1845. Members of the legal profession in the library at Lincoln's Inn, one of the Inns of Court at Holborn in London. The new complex was designed by Philip Hardwick. The Library '...is 80 feet in length by 40 feet in width, and 48 feet high; and terminates at each end, (East and West) in a lofty, spacious, and deeply-recessed oriel, whose window forms three sides of an octagon; while the other two sides, or embrasure in the thickness of the walls, are richly adorned with shafts, panels, mouldings, &c. The same, or even an increased degree of decoration is bestowed upon the ceilings, which are framed in by an arch, forming the head of the general recess'. From "Illustrated London News", 1845, Vol VII.
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