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Robert King DD - last Abbot of Osney and the first Bishop of Oxford from an original portrait on glass in the Cathedral of Ch[rist] Ch[urch], Oxford

Robert King DD - last Abbot of Osney and the first Bishop of Oxford from an original portrait on glass in the Cathedral of Ch[rist] Ch[urch], Oxford

Medium: Aquatint, coloured

Date: 1808

Shelfmark: Ktop XXXIV

Item number: 45-cc-3

Genre: Topographical Print

A stained glass window from the Cathedral Church of Christ Church College, Oxford. The portrait is of Robert King who died in 1557 and was the last abbot of Osney abbey and the first Bishop of Oxford. This church previously belonged to an Anglo-Saxon nunnery dedicated to St Frideswide, and was promoted to cathedral status in 1546. The Bishop's marble tomb is found in the south transept and aisle of the cathedral.

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