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Horatio Walpole, 1st Baron Walpole of Wolterton (1678-1757), Diplomat and politician

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.