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Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham (1536-1624), Lord High Admiral

Sitter associated with 14 portraits
Charles Howard was Queen Elizabeth I's cousin and enjoyed her friendship and confidence. Appointed Lord High Admiral in 1585, he held chief command against the Spanish Armada. He was created Earl of Nottingham in 1601 following the success of the Cadiz expedition, which he jointly led with Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex. He subsequently acted as a commissioner at Essex's trial in 1601. He retained royal favour under James I and led an embassy to Spain in 1604 to ratify the peace treaty that ended the Anglo-Spanish war.

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D31857

Procession of the Knights of the Garter (sheet 5)

after Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder
photograph of engraving, (1576)
NPG D31857

D5919

Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham

by William Rogers, after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1602
NPG D5919

D4592

Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham

by Simon de Passe, published by Compton Holland
line engraving, circa 1603-1618
NPG D4592

D31717

Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Daniel Mytens
line engraving, published 1739
NPG D31717

D31831

The Procession Picture of Elizabeth I

by George Vertue, probably after Robert Peake the Elder
line engraving, 1742 (circa 1601)
NPG D31831

D25401

Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham

possibly by William Holl Sr
stipple engraving, probably early 19th century
NPG D25401

D17124

Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, June 1812
NPG D17124

D39327

Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Daniel Mytens
line engraving, published 1739
NPG D39327

D39328

Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Daniel Mytens
line engraving, published 1739
NPG D39328

D42901

Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Federico Zuccaro
line engraving, published 1739
NPG D42901

D39329

Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham

by Charles Picart, published by Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor & Jones, and published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, after Robert William Satchwell, after Daniel Mytens
stipple engraving, published 1 November 1818
NPG D39329