Lieutenant General Wills, Commander of his Majties. Forces, in the Action against the Rebells at Preston in Lancashire., the 14th. of November 1715.
cum privilegio Regis. Sold by E. Cooper at the 3 pigeons in Bedford-street. [n.d. c.1715.]
Very rare mezzotint. Mounted on an album page. 341 x 246mm. 13½ x 9¾". Cut and laid on sheet. Some glue staining to the corners.
General Charles Wills (1666-1741). He was a British general in the 18th century. He won the Battle of Preston (1715) against the Jacobites.
From the Belton House Collection assembled in the 18th Century by the Rt. Hon. John Ld. Brownlow, Baron Charleville, & Viscount Tyrconnel in the Kingdom of Ireland. Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lenno
[Ref: 12900] £280.00