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Description Thomas Cranmer by Gerlach Flicke This is part of a set of images gathered by User:Dcoetzee from the National Portrait Gallery, London website using a special tool. All images in this batch have a known author, and have been manually examined for strong evidence that the author was dead before 1939, such as approximate death dates, birth dates, floruit dates, and publication dates.
Date 1545
Source National Portrait Gallery, London: NPG 535
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Author Gerlach Flicke (d. 1558)

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