The Right Honble: Charles, Earle of Carlisle, Vicount Howard of Morpeth, Baron Dacre of Gilsland~Lord Lieutenant in the Counties of Cumberland, and Westmoreland, and one of the Lords of his~Majesties most Honourable Privy Councell.etc:_
Copper engraving, rare. Sheet 280 x 127mm. 11 x 5". Cut and laid on separate sheet, and then onto back sheet.
Charles Howard (1629-1685) was an English politician and military leader. In 1645 he became a Protestant and supported the government of the commonwealth, being appointed high sheriff of Cumberland five years later. He bought Carlisle Castle and became governor of the town. He distinguished himself at the Battle of Worcester on Cromwell's side and made a member of the council of state in 1653, chosen captain of the proctector's body-guard and selected to carry out various public duties.
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