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The marriage of Richard, Duke of York and Lady Anne de Mowbray, both as children, in Saint Stephen's Hall, Westminster, 1477/1478. Mezzotint by W. Say, 1821, after J. Northcote.

  • Northcote, James, 1746-1831
Date
May 4, 1821
Reference
2491696i
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Description

A priest, a bishop and behind them the parents of the duke (Edward IV and his queen) attend in an intimidating manner. Richard looks innocently at the priest, while his bride has a King Charles spaniel on a lead. Richard was one of the two princes "murdered in the Tower"

Publication/Creation

London (92 Norton Street, Marylebone) : Published ... by the engraver, May 4, 1821.

Physical description

1 print : mezzotint ; image 44 x 34 cm

Lettering

The marriage of Richard, Duke of York, brother to Edward the fifth on the 15th January 1477 with Lady Anne Mowbray ... vide Sandford's Genealogy of the kings of England. Painted by J. Northcote Esq.r R.A. Engraved by W.Say Engraver to T.R.H. the Duke & Duchess of Gloucester.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2491696i

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Languages

  • English


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