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Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

(1643-1706), Poet and courtier

Later Stuart Portraits Catalogue

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, by John Simon, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D1773

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

by John Simon, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1692 or after
NPG D1773

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D1775

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1694 (1694)
NPG D1775

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, by and published by John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D11651

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

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

The Lords Regent of England, after Unknown artist - NPG D11015

The Lords Regent of England

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 1695 or after
NPG D11015

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, by John Faber Jr, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D33104

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

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

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, by John Faber Jr, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D1774

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

by John Faber Jr, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1734
NPG D1774

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, by John Faber Jr, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D19661

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

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

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, by R. Clamp, after  Silvester Harding, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D1246

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

by R. Clamp, after Silvester Harding, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
stipple engraving, late 18th century
NPG D1246

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, published by John Scott, after  Ozias Humphry, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 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
NPG D31104

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D31105

Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
stipple engraving, published 1810
NPG D31105

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Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset

by and published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1694 (1694)
NPG D20388

Web image not currently available

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

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