Edward Stanley Early of Darbey.In His Majesty's Collection.
Publish'd as the Act directs Nov.r 1, 1703, by I. Chamberlaine.
Stipple and etching with hand colour on pink paper, very large paper. Plate 342 x 255mm (13½ x 10"). Some small marks on left.
Edward Stanley (1509-1572), English nobleman who in 1528 accompanied Cardinal Wolsey on a mission to France, and in 1530 was one of the peers who gave Pope Clement VII the declaration regarding Henry's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. When Edward VI ascended to the throne, Stanley was made a Knight of the Garter; and when Mary ascended he was appointed Lord High Steward and became a Privy Councillor. Under Elizabeth I he was appointed Chamberlain of Chester. From a series of prints by Bartolozzi after Holbein portraits in the Royal Collection.
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