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Creator:
Renold Elstrack, 1570–1625(?), British
Published by Compton Holland, active 1616–d.1621, British
Title:

Edward III

Part Of:

Collective Title: Baziliologia, a Booke of Kings

Collective Title: The Historie and Lives of the Kings of England

Date:
1618
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper, laid on mount
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 7 3/16 x 4 1/2 inches (18.2 x 11.4 cm) and Image: 5 9/16 x 4 5/16 inches (14.1 x 11 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower center: "H. vol. 2, p 125, Baziliwologia Martin 1628 O. D. 1 | no. 11, pl. 57 (d) I"

Lettered in black ink, within image, upper left, in coat of arms: "HONI · SOIT · QUI · MAL · Y · PENSE"; in frame surrounding portrait: "EDWARDUS III. D. G. ANGLIÆ ET FRANCIÆ REX, DOMINUS HIBERNIÆ."; within image, upper right, in ribbon: "SAPIENTIA | FORTUNAM"; lower left: "Are to be Sold by Compton Holland over against th'exchange"; lower center: "The true pourtraicture of EDWARD iii. borne at Windfore, of | the age of 15 yeres was crowned at Westminster the 2 of Februarie | 1326. he took the tittle of King of France, as dew unto him, both by | Civill Lawe, and order of Succession: being the Nephew and next heir male | of K: Charles IIII. his mothers brother, in regard wherof he quartred | the armes of France with Englands. He raigned 50, yeres, 5 mo: | He died at the manor of Shene in Surrey. Ano. 1377. buried in Westminster."; lower right: "R. E. Sculpsit"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of John Hay Whitney, Yale BA 1926, Yale MA (HON.) 1956, transfer from the Yale University Library and the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.161
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beard | cap | cartouche | chain | coat of arms | costume | crest | crowns | ermine | illustration | jewels | king (person) | lion | livery collar | man | orb | oval | pendant | portrait | ribbon | robe | royalty | scepter
Associated People:
Edward III (1312–1377), king of England and lord of Ireland, and duke of Aquitaine
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:34372
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