Frances Lady Carteret Baroness of Hawnes.Wife to John Lord Carteret, Daughter of Sr. Robert Worsley by Frances Lady Worsley only Daughter to Thomas Lord Viscount Weymouth. [Latin text in plinth and below.]
Publish'd as the Act Directs 1755.
Engraving. 322 x 222mm (12¾ x 8¾").
Frances Worsley, Lady Carteret (c.1693-1743) was the first wife of John Carteret, Baron Carteret and later second Earl Granville. Baron Carteret was an influential politician of his time. Highly educated and one of the few able to speak German therefore able to converse with George I who spoke no English. At one time he owned a major swathe of land in North Carolina for which he was handsomely compensated after 1776.
[Ref: 17120] £130.00