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30 People in sitter grouping: Grenvillites

The Grenvillites were a political consortium active in the Houses of Lords and Commons until 1829, led by various members of the Grenville family, and populated by their relations and supporters. They would become known as an oppositional political faction from 1801, when large numbers of Pitt's followers (Pitt himself was a first cousin of the Grenvilles) broke with the government over Catholic emancipation, a popular Grenvillite cause. Despite the more moderate leadership style of William Wyndham Grenville (the second Grenville prime minister), the group remained known for its place-seeking and title-grabbing politics, which would eventually lead to its dissolution, as they faced extreme mistrust and derision in parliament.

William Pitt

1759-1806
Prime Minister
Sitter associated with 167 portraits

Richard Griffin (né Aldworth Neville), 2nd Baron Braybrooke

1750-1825
Politician; MP for Grampound and Buckingham
Sitter in 2 portraits

Richard Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Chandos

1776-1839
Statesman and print collector
Sitter associated with 39 portraits

Richard Grenville, 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos

1797-1861
Writer
Sitter associated with 9 portraits

George Nugent Temple Grenville, 1st Marquess of Buckingham

1753-1813
Politician; MP for Buckinghamshire and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
Sitter in 33 portraits

Frederick Howard, 5th Earl of Carlisle

1748-1825
Politician and diplomat
Sitter associated with 26 portraits

George Howard, 6th Earl of Carlisle

1773-1848
Politician; Lord Privy Seal
Sitter associated with 3 portraits

Henry Herbert, 1st Earl of Carnarvon

1741-1811
Whig politician; Master of the Horse
Sitter in 2 portraits

Robert Smith, 1st Baron Carrington

1752-1838
Banker and politician; MP for Nottingham
Sitter in 1 portrait

John Joshua Proby, 1st Earl of Carysfort

1751-1828
Judge, diplomat, politician and poet
Sitter in 1 portrait

William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, 2nd Earl Fitzwilliam

1748-1833
Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland
Sitter in 12 portraits

Hugh Fortescue, 2nd Earl Fortescue

1783-1861
MP for Devonshire North
Sitter associated with 22 portraits

Sir William Henry Fremantle

1766-1850
Treasurer of the Royal household
Sitter in 2 portraits

Hon. William Henry Fremantle

1831-1916
Dean of Ripon
Sitter in 6 portraits

William Wyndham Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville

1759-1834
Prime Minister
Sitter associated with 67 portraits

Thomas Grenville

1755-1846
Book collector and diplomat
Sitter associated with 13 portraits

Francis Horner

1778-1817
Political economist
Sitter in 5 portraits

French Laurence

1757-1809
Lawyer and politician
Sitter in 1 portrait

Sir Thomas Frankland Lewis, 1st Bt

1780-1855
Politician; Poor Law Commissioner
Sitter associated with 2 portraits

Gilbert Eliot, 1st Earl of Minto

1751-1814
Scottish politician and diplomat; Governor-General of India
Sitter in 3 portraits