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Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey

(1768-1854), Field Marshal and Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland

Sitter in 28 portraits
As Lord Paget, Anglesey served with great distinction as cavalry commander under Sir John Moore during the retreat to Corunna in 1809, the 'Dunkirk' of the Peninsular war. He was prevented from serving under Wellington's in the Peninsula by a scandal: he ran off with Wellington's brother Henry's wife Lady Charlotte Wellesley. Wellington, though, was happy to accept him as a subordinate for the Waterloo campaign, crushing a colleague who reminded him of Anglesey's reputation with: 'I'll take good care he don't run away with me: I don't care about anyone else.'

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Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, attributed to George Dawe - NPG 1581

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey

attributed to George Dawe
oil on canvas, circa 1817
NPG 1581

The Trial of Queen Caroline 1820, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 999

The Trial of Queen Caroline 1820

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1820-1823
On display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 999

The House of Commons, 1833, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 54

The House of Commons, 1833

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1833-1843
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 54

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, by Richard Cockle Lucas - NPG 5270

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey

by Richard Cockle Lucas
wax medallion, 1851
On display in the Library at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG 5270

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, by Unknown artist - NPG D20305

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey

by Unknown artist
colour mezzotint, early 19th century
NPG D20305

Comrades in Arms, by Unknown artist - NPG D8694

Comrades in Arms

by Unknown artist
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, after 1815
NPG D8694

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, by Henry Meyer, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D15987

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey

by Henry Meyer, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after Sir William Beechey
stipple engraving, published 21 March 1817
NPG D15987

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, by Mary Dawson Turner (née Palgrave), after  Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey - NPG D22559

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey

by Mary Dawson Turner (née Palgrave), after Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
etching, (1819)
NPG D22559

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, by Mary Dawson Turner (née Palgrave), after  Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey - NPG D15988

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey

by Mary Dawson Turner (née Palgrave), after Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
etching, (1819)
NPG D15988

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, by Charles Turner, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D7062

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey

by Charles Turner, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1828
NPG D7062

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, published by Joseph Dickinson - NPG D7063

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey

published by Joseph Dickinson
lithograph, published 1828
NPG D7063

Drawing for the Twelfth Cake.  A Hint to Cabinet Makers, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41035

Drawing for the Twelfth Cake. A Hint to Cabinet Makers

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 21 December 1830
NPG D41035

Political Frankensteins.  Alarmed at the progress of a Giant of their own Creation., by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41040

Political Frankensteins. Alarmed at the progress of a Giant of their own Creation.

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 January 1831
NPG D41040

A Palpable Bolt or The danger of putting a high spirited Animal upon his mettle, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41042

A Palpable Bolt or The danger of putting a high spirited Animal upon his mettle

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 February 1831
NPG D41042

Gulliver in the Toils of the Lilliputians, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41182

Gulliver in the Toils of the Lilliputians

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 11 March 1833
NPG D41182

An Irish Fair-weather House (John Doyle; Alfred Ducôte; Thomas McLean; Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41226

An Irish Fair-weather House (John Doyle; Alfred Ducôte; Thomas McLean; Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 December 1833
NPG D41226

A Criminal in Custody, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean, printed by  General Lithographic Establishment - NPG D41606

A Criminal in Custody

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean, printed by General Lithographic Establishment
lithograph, published 25 February 1841
NPG D41606

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey, by John Richardson Jackson, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D7059

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey

by John Richardson Jackson, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1845
NPG D7059

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