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Horatio Walpole, 1st Baron Walpole of Wolterton (1678-1757), Politician and ambassador to France and the Netherlands

Sitter associated with 10 portraits
Diplomat and Whig politician. As an M.P. for 46 years and ambassador to the Netherlands and to France, Lord Walpole played a leading role in the 18th-century Whig supremacy most especially during his younger brother, Sir Robert Walpole's long reign as Prime Minister.