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Robert John Carington (né Smith), 2nd Baron Carrington (1796-1868), Politician, MP for Chipping Wycombe; son of 1st Baron Carrington

Sitter in 4 portraits
Robert Carrington was born Robert John Smith. His father, also Robert Smith, was created 1st Baron Carrington in 1797, and his son changed his surname by royal licence in 1839. Carrington entered Parliament as an MP in 1818, and remained there until succeeding to his title in 1838.

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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

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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