The Bpp.s Council.[Lettered beneath each oval portait:] Sr. Robert Sawer Att: Generall 1687; Sr. Cresswell Levins Iust of ye Com. Pleas 1684; Sr. Geo. Treby Recordr. of London 1683; Sr. Francis Pemberton Kt. Lord Chief Iustice of England 1681; Henry Polixfin Esqr. Councillr. at Law.; Iohn Summers Esqr. Councillr. at Law.; Heneag Finch Esqr. Solic Gen.ll 1686.
Mezzotint. Plate 178 x 140mm. 7 x 5½". Fine; cut to plate and laid on album page.
Sir Robert Sawyer, attorney-general; Sir Henry Pollexfen, Chief justice of the common pleas; Right Hon. Sir Francis Pemberton, Chief justice of the King's bench; Sir Creswell Levinz, judge, one of the counsel for the seven bishops; Sir George Treby, MP for Plympton and active in Parliament under Charles II and William III; Heneage Finch, Earl of Aylesford, solicitor-general, defended the seven Bishops who refused to accept James II's declaration of indulgence to Roman Catholics in 1688; and John Somers, Baron Somers, lawyer and politician who was a central figure in the Glorious Revolution of 1688.
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