Laurence Shirley, Earl Ferrers.
Engraving, a fine impression. 140 x 102mm. 5½ x 4". Cut and laid on card.
Laurence Shirley, 4th Earl Ferrers (1720-1760) was the last member of the House of Lords hanged in England. Lord Ferrers shot and killed his steward named Johnson on 18 January 1760. He was tried for murder by his peers in Westminster Hall, Attorney General Charles Pratt leading for the prosecution.
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