The Most Noble Robert Earle of Essex and Lo: Gen: of The Forces for K: & Parl.
Engraving, with very large margins. Plate 89 x 63mm. 3½ x 2½".
Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex (1591-1646), was a Parliamentary general. In the years leading up to the Civil War he consistently opposed Charles I's policies but was made General of the Parliamentary army in 1642; however his lack of success prompted the formation of the New Model Army.
Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove.
[Ref: 25333] £70.00