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Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset (1643-1706), Poet and courtier

Sitter in 15 portraits
Charles Sackville entered parliament as a young man, but was more interested in books and conversation than politics. The tone of his poems often reflected his own irreverent behaviour; as a friend noted, 'my Lord Dorset might do anything, yet was never to blame'. When he died he had been married three times, and had spent much of his fortune either on self indulgence or charity.

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Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

studio of Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, (1694)
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Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, circa 1697
On display in the Dining Room at Beningbrough Hall
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D1773

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

by John Simon, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1692 or after
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D1775

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1694 (1694)
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D11651

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1694 (1694)
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D11015

The Lords Regent of England

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 1695 or after
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D33104

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

by John Faber Jr, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1734
NPG D33104

D1774

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

by John Faber Jr, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1734
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D19661

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

by John Faber Jr, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1734
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D1246

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

by R. Clamp, after Silvester Harding, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
stipple engraving, late 18th century
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D31104

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

published by John Scott, after Ozias Humphry, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
stipple engraving, published 20 May 1806
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D31105

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
stipple engraving, published 1810
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D20388

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1694 (1694)
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D15824

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

published by John Scott, after Ozias Humphry, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
stipple engraving, published 20 May 1806
NPG D15824