The Effiges of the Right Noble George, late Duke of Albemarle, Earle of Torrington [...]
Engraving, very fine impression; sheet 270 x175mm (10¼ x 7"). Trimmed; false margins added.
George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle (1608 - 1670), soldier and statesman, holding truncheon. Plate to Guillim's 'Heraldry'. Monck was one of the architects of the Restoration of the monarchy, along with Pepys' patron Edward Montagu. He was an accomplished military commander and served as Joint-Commander-in-Chief with Prince Rupert, in the campaign of 1666 against the Dutch.
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