List of statues of British royalty in London

This is a list of statues of British royalty in London.

House of Mercia

Image Monarch / ruler commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source
Offa of Mercia

House of Wessex

Image Monarch / ruler commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source
Egbert of Wessex
Æthelwulf of Wessex
Æthelbald of Wessex
Æthelbert of Wessex
Æthelred of Wessex
Alfred the Great Trinity Church Square, Southwark 1395 (approx) [1]
Edward the Elder
Athelstan of England
Edmund I of England
Eadred of England
Eadwig of England
Edgar of England
Edward the Martyr
Æthelred the Unready
Edmund Ironside

House of Denmark

Image Monarch / ruler commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source
Sweyn I of Denmark
Canute the Great
Harold Harefoot
Harthacanute

House of Wessex – Restored

Image Monarch / ruler commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source
Edward the Confessor
Harold Godwinson Waltham Abbey [2]
Edgar the Ætheling

House of Normandy

Image Monarch / ruler commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source
William I
William II
Henry I
Stephen
Matilda Maughan Library (King's College London), central tower 1866–7 Farmer & Brindley [3]

House of Plantagenet

Image Monarch / ruler commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source
Henry II
Richard I Outside the Palace of Westminster 1851 Carlo Marochetti [4]
John Egham High Street 1997 David Parfitt [5]
Henry III Maughan Library (King's College London), gateway on Chancery Lane 1891–6 Farmer & Brindley [6]
Edward I 114–115 High Holborn 1903
Edward II
Edward III Maughan Library (King's College London), gateway on Chancery Lane 1891–6 Farmer & Brindley [6]
Richard II

House of Lancaster

Image Monarch / ruler commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source
Henry IV
Henry V
Henry VI Eton College Chapel John Bacon [7][8]
School Yard, Eton 1719 Francis Bird [9]

House of York

Image Monarch / ruler commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source
Edward IV
Edward V
Richard III

House of Tudor

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
DateArtist / designer Type Designation Notes
Henry VII Tomb in Westminster Abbey 1518Pietro Torrigiano [10]
Henry VIII Above the entrance to St Bartholomew's Hospital 1702–3Francis Bird [11]

More images
Edward VI St Thomas' Hospital 1682Thomas Cartwright Grade II* [12]

More images
Edward VI St Thomas' Hospital 1736Peter Scheemakers Grade II* [13]
Elizabeth I St Dunstan-in-the-West 1670–99? [14]
Elizabeth I Royal Exchange 1844Musgrave Watson [15]
Elizabeth I Maughan Library (King's College London), central tower 1866–7Farmer & Brindley [3]
Elizabeth I Harrow School, south tower of Speech Room 19th century; installed on current site in 1925Richard Westmacott

House of Stuart

Image Monarch / ruler commemorated Location Date Sculptor Notes Source
James I Temple Bar Gate, Paternoster Square c.1670–2 John Bushnell
Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey 1861–4 Thomas Thornycroft Intended for the Palace of Westminster. [16]
Anne of Denmark Temple Bar Gate, Paternoster Square c.1670–2 John Bushnell
Charles I Charing Cross

51.50732°N 0.12770°W / 51.50732; -0.12770 (Charles I)

1633 Hubert Le Sueur The earliest English equestrian statue. Originally commissioned in 1630 by Charles I's Lord Treasurer, Sir Richard Weston, for his house Mortlake Park in Roehampton. Erected on the site of the Charing Cross in 1674–5, when the pedestal was carved by Joshua Marshall. [17]
Temple Bar Gate, Paternoster Square c.1670–2 John Bushnell
Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey 1671 John Bushnell Intended for the Royal Exchange. [18]
Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey 1861–4 Thomas Thornycroft Intended for the Palace of Westminster. [19]
Charles II Temple Bar Gate, Paternoster Square c.1670–2 John Bushnell
Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey 1671 John Bushnell [20]
Soho Square 1681 Caius Gabriel Cibber
Royal Exchange 1789–91 John Spiller [21]
Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey 1865–71 Henry Weekes [22]
James II Trafalgar Square 1686 Peter Van Dievoet working in the studio of Grinling Gibbons [23]
William III St. James's Square 1807 John Bacon the Younger [24]
Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey 1862–7 Thomas Woolner [25]
Outside Kensington Palace 1908 Heinrich Baucke [26]
Mary II Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey 1862–8 Alexander Munro [27]
Anne Market House, Kingston upon Thames 1706 Francis Bird
Queen Anne's Gate, Westminster 1708 at latest Francis Bird
Maughan Library (King's College London), central tower 1866–7 Farmer & Brindley [3]
Outside the west front of St Paul's Cathedral 1886 Richard Claude Belt [28]

House of Hanover

Image Monarch / ruler commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source
George I At the top of the spire of St. George's Church, Bloomsbury 1730 Unknown [29]
George II Golden Square 1720 John Nost the Elder [23]
Royal Naval College, Greenwich 1735 (unveiled) John Michael Rysbrack [30]
George III The quadrangle at Somerset House 1780 John Bacon [31]
Pall Mall 1836 Matthew Cotes Wyatt [32]
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz Queen Square, Bloomsbury c.1775 Unknown [33]
Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany Duke of York Column, Waterloo Place 1832–4 Sir Richard Westmacott [34]
George IV Trafalgar Square c.1829–43 Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey [35]
William IV Greenwich, by the National Maritime Museum 1844 (unveiled) Samuel Nixon [36]
Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn Park Crescent, Marylebone 1824 (unveiled) Sebastian Gahagan [37]
Victoria Maughan Library (King's College London), central tower 1866–7 Farmer & Brindley [3]
Temple Bar 1879–80 Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm [38]
Royal Exchange 1891–6 Hamo Thornycroft [39]
Kensington Gardens, outside Kensington Palace 1893 Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll
(with Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm)
[40]
New Bridge Street (near Blackfriars Bridge) 1893–6 Charles Bell Birch [41]
Carlton House Terrace c.1897–1902 Sir Thomas Brock [42]
Croydon Town Hall 1903 (erected) Francis John Williamson [43]
Victoria and Albert Museum, entrance façade c.1905–6 Alfred Drury [44]
Victoria Memorial, outside Buckingham Palace 1911 (unveiled) Sir Thomas Brock [45]
Victoria Square 2007 Catherine Laugel
Prince George, Duke of Cambridge Whitehall 1907 Adrian Jones [46]

House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

Image Monarch / ruler commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source
Albert, Prince Consort Royal Exchange 1845–7 John Graham Lough [47]
Holborn Circus 1869–74 Charles Bacon [48]
Victoria and Albert Museum, entrance façade c.1905–6 Alfred Drury [44]
Albert Edward, Prince of Wales Temple Bar 1879–80 Joseph Edgar Boehm [38]
Edward VII Victoria and Albert Museum, entrance façade 1906 Sir William Goscombe John [44]
Outside Tooting Broadway tube station 1911 Louis Fritz Roselieb, later Louis Frederick Roslyn [49]
Waterloo Place 1921 (unveiled) Bertram Mackennal [50]
Alexandra of Denmark Victoria and Albert Museum, entrance façade 1906 Sir William Goscombe John [44]
Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel 1908 George Edward Wade [51]

House of Windsor

Image Monarch / ruler commemorated Location Date Sculptor Source
George V Old Palace Yard 1947 (unveiled) Sir William Reid Dick [52]
Edward VIII
George VI The Mall 1954 William McMillan [53]
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon The Mall 2009 (unveiled) Philip Jackson [54]

See also

References

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  2. "Waltham Abbey Church". walthamabbeychurch.co.uk.
  3. Ward-Jackson 2003, p. 303
  4. http://news.parliament.uk/2009/08/conservation-of-richard-the-lionhearts-statue/
  5. http://www.bigartmob.com/DavidP/?page=2
  6. Ward-Jackson 2003, p. 305
  7. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2009-11-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Eton" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 9 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 853.
  9. http://www.windsor.gov.uk/site/discover-the-area/eton-p281731
  10. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-12-03. Retrieved 2009-11-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  11. Ward-Jackson 2003, p. 349
  12. Historic England. "Stone statue of Edward VI at north entrance to ward block of North Wing at St Thomas' Hospital (1319933)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 19 April 2015.
  13. Historic England. "Bronze statue of Edward VI at north entrance to ward block of North Wing at St Thomas' Hospital (1080372)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 19 April 2015.
  14. Ward-Jackson 2003, p. 129
  15. Ward-Jackson 2003, p. 325
  16. Ward-Jackson 2003, p. 71
  17. Statue of Charles I – Westminster – Greater London – England | British Listed Buildings Accessed 8 October 2011
  18. Ward-Jackson 2003, p. 68
  19. Ward-Jackson 2003, p. 72
  20. Ward-Jackson 2003, p. 69
  21. Ward-Jackson 2003, p. 324
  22. Ward-Jackson 2003, p. 76
  23. "George II". societe-jersiaise.org.
  24. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-07-19. Retrieved 2009-11-14.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  25. Ward-Jackson 2003, p. 74
  26. http://yourarchives.nationalarchives.gov.uk/index.php?title=William_III%2C_statue_outside_of_Kensington_Palace
  27. Ward-Jackson 2003, p. 75
  28. "UK – London – The City: Queen Anne's Statue at St. Paul's Cathedral". Flickr.
  29. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-02-11. Retrieved 2010-02-27.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  30. Matthews 2012, pp. 198–9
  31. Ward-Jackson 2011, p. 253
  32. Ward-Jackson 2011, p. 32
  33. Matthews 2012, p. 183
  34. Ward-Jackson 2011, p. 385
  35. Ward-Jackson 2011, p. 293
  36. Matthews 2012, pp. 199–200
  37. Ward-Jackson 2011, p. 180
  38. Ward-Jackson 2003, pp. 115–9
  39. Ward-Jackson 2003, p. 327
  40. Matthews 2012, pp. 133–4
  41. Ward-Jackson 2003, p. 275
  42. Ward-Jackson 2011, p. 20
  43. Matthews 2012, p. 225
  44. Physik, John (1978). "Decorative sculpture on the exterior of the Victoria and Albert Museum". Victoria and Albert Museum. Retrieved 8 March 2014.
  45. Ward-Jackson 2011, p. 125
  46. Ward-Jackson 2011, p. 413
  47. Ward-Jackson 2003, p. 326
  48. Ward-Jackson 2003, p. 198
  49. Matthews 2012, p. 221
  50. Ward-Jackson 2011, p. 405
  51. Matthews 2012, p. 230
  52. Ward-Jackson 2011, p. 160
  53. Ward-Jackson 2011, p. 141
  54. Ward-Jackson 2011, p. 146

Bibliography

  • Matthews, Peter (2012), London's Statues and Monuments, Botley: Shire Publications
  • Ward-Jackson, Philip (2003), Public Sculpture of the City of London, Public Sculpture of Britain, Liverpool: Liverpool University Press
  • Ward-Jackson, Philip (2011), Public Sculpture of Historic Westminster: Volume 1, Public Sculpture of Britain, Liverpool: Liverpool University Press
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