Bathurst, Lord Bathurst.
Copper engraving. 260 x 171mm. 10¼ x 6¾".
Earl Bathurst, of Bathurst in the County of Sussex. Here the representative coat of arms, particuarly for Henry Bathurst, 3rd Earl Bathurst (1762-1834) the British politician. He was MP for Cirencester and owing primarily to his friendship with William Pitt he was a lord of the admiralty from 1783 to 1789; a lord of the treasury from 1789 to 1791; and commissioner of the board of control from 1793 until 1802. he returned to office with Pitt in 1804 and became Master of the Mint, and was President of the Board of Trade until 1812 when he became Secretary of State for War and the Colonies under Lord Liverpool, during this time the Australian regional town of Bathurst, New South Wales was named after him.
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