The Right Honourable, Peter Lord King, Baron of Ockham, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain.
Sold by Iohn Carson in Mitre Court Fleet Street.
Copper engraving. Plate 368 x 275mm. 14½ x 10¾".
Peter King, 1st Baron King PC, FRS (1669-1734) was an English lawyer and politician. From 1714 to 1725 he was chief justice of the common pleas and was appointed speaker of the House of Lords, after being raised to peerage. In the same year he was made Lord Chancellor, until he was forced to resign in 1733 following a paralytic stroke.
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