Engravings presented by Mrs Fogg

Scope and Content

This collection consists of printed engravings taken from portraits or photographs, featuring a range of prominent British figures from titled and landed gentry to those who held church office. Individuals featured include King Edward VI; King Henry VIII; Queen Catherine Parr; Queen Jane Seymour; Thomas Cromwell, Earl of Essex; John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland; Edward Courtenay, Earl of Devonshire and Thomas Howard, Earl of Norfolk. Churchmen featured include Cardinal Beatoun, Cardinal Pole and Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury and other less well known figures.

Administrative / Biographical History

Owen Gaianydd Williams (1865-1928) of Anglesey, Gwynedd, Calvinistic Methodist minister, author and collector of artistic and literary works, owned these engravings. His daughter, Mrs Mair Fogg, wife of Gordon Elliot Fogg who was formerly Professor of Marine Biology at the University of Wales, Bangor, presented them to the university archive.


Material has been arranged chronologically and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Access Information

Open to all users

Acquisition Information

Presented by Mrs Mair Fogg, daughter of Owen Gaianydd Williams


Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, August 2001

Other Finding Aids

Item level word processed list is available at the Department of Manuscripts at the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 37862-37965

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Related Material

For papers of Owen Gaianydd Williams see, Special Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: Gaianydd Mss 1-321 , Gaianydd Papers at HE Archives Hub Reference number: GB 222 GAI