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The Massacre of the Clergy of Bangor by the Troops of Ethelfrid

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  • Title (object)

    • The Massacre of the Clergy of Bangor by the Troops of Ethelfrid
  • Description

    Battle scene beneath a tree at left with soldiers attacking clergymen, one in the centre holding the belt of a friar as he attempts to flee, church on hill behind; illustration to Lyttleton's History of England. 1802
    Etching and engraving

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  • Date

    • 1802
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  • Materials

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  • Dimensions

    • Height: 168 millimetres
    • Width: 210 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with title, production detail: "Hamilton delin", "King sculp." and publication line: "Published as the Act directs July 24; 1802, by J. Stratford, No. 112 Holborn Hill"
  • Curator's comments

    From a series of plates also used to illustrated Baxter's and Raymond's Histories of England.

    See 1873,0510.1174 for another impression.

  • Location

    British Masters Portfolio

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