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Thomas Thynne (1648-1682), Courtier; husband of Elizabeth Percy

Sitter in 9 portraits
'Tom of Ten Thousand'; succeeded to Longleat on the death of his uncle, Sir James Thynne, 1670; he attached himself first to James, Duke of York , and afterwards to the Duke of Monmouth, and was removed from command of the Wiltshire Militia for hostility at Court. Thynne married the heiress Lady Elizabeth Percy in 1681and was murdered by Count Koningsmark, a rival suitor. His epitaph ran: Here lies long Tom, of Longleat Hall, Who would not have miscarried; Had he married the woman he lay withal, Or lain with the woman he married.

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D29981

Thomas Thynne

by and published by Robert White, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, late 17th century
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D20357

Thomas Thynne

by and published by Robert White, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, circa 1675-1700
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D29979

Thomas Thynne

published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, circa 1684
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D29980

Thomas Thynne

published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, circa 1684
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D6956

Thomas Thynne

published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, circa 1684
NPG D6956

D11437

Thomas Thynne

published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, circa 1684
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D20484

Thomas Thynne

by and published by Robert White, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, circa 1675-1700
NPG D20484

D19891

Thomas Thynne

published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, circa 1680-4
NPG D19891