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Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox (1735-1806), Field Marshal, ambassador to France and politician, Secretary of State for the Southern Department

Sitter in 26 portraits
Politician, soldier and art patron. A leading Whig statesman, he advocated parliamentary reform and supported the aspirations of the American colonists for greater independence. His motion in the House of Lords in 1778 for the withdrawal of British troops from America was opposed by Chatham who collapsed in the ensuing debate.

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D5814

Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox

by William Evans, after George Romney
stipple engraving, published 1808 (1775-1777)
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D15168

Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox

published by John Hinton
line engraving, published circa 1739-1781
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D39747

Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox

by James Watson, after George Romney
mezzotint, published 21 December 1778 (1775-1777)
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D14592

Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox

by James Sayers, published by Charles Bretherton
etching, published 3 July 1782
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D14861

'Ancient music'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
etching, published 10 May 1787
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D5815

Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox

by William Evans, after George Romney
stipple engraving, published 1808 (1775-1777)
NPG D5815