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Henry Compton[edit]

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Original - A portrait of Henry Compton by Godfrey Kneller. Bishop of Oxford from 1674 to 1676 and bishop of London from 1675 to 1713, Compton is known for being one of the Immortal Seven who wrote to William III, Prince of Orange (later William III of England) asking him to force James II of England to make his daughter Mary heir, rather than the newborn Catholic James Francis Edward Stuart.
Reason
Top-notch reproduction of a lovely painting of a notable subject by a notable artist. What more could you want? I believe this would be our first FP of a bishop.
Articles in which this image appears
Henry Compton (bishop)
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/People/Others
Creator
Godfrey Kneller

Promoted File:Henry Compton by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt.jpg --Makeemlighter (talk) 20:52, 15 January 2011 (UTC)