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Elizabeth, Lady Capel (died 1661), Wife of 1st Baron Capel

Sitter in 1 portrait
Elizabeth Capel (nee Morrison) was the heir of Sir Charles Morrison of Cassiobury, Hertfordshire. She married Arthur Capel in 1627, and when he inherited his grandfather's estates in 1632, the couple became one of the wealthiest in England. Their lands were scattered across ten counties, and brought them a reputed annual income of £7000.

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The Capel Family

by Cornelius Johnson (Jonson or Jonson van Ceulen)
oil on canvas, circa 1640
On display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4759