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James Beauclerk (1709–1787), Bishop of Hereford

Photo credit: The Queen's College, University of Oxford

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James Beauclerk, younger son of Charles, 1st Duke of St Albans, grandson of Nell Gwynn and Charles II, was a commoner at Queen's, 1727, and Bishop of Hereford, 1746–1787.

The Queen's College, University of Oxford





oil on canvas


H 120.5 x W 97 cm

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purchased, 1937

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James Beauclerk, Bishop of Hereford. Son of the Duke of St Albans, Grandson of Charles 2nd and Nell Gwynn


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