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Thomas Francis Fremantle, 1st Baron Cottesloe (1798-1890), Politician, MP for Buckinghamshire and Chief Secretary for Ireland

Sitter in 5 portraits
Statesman; elected MP, 1830, and later served under Sir Robert Peel, distinguishing himself as Chief Secretary for Ireland, 1845-6. Fremantle resigned his seat in 1846, became Chairman of the Board of Customs and was raised to the peerage, 1874. As Lord Cottesloe, he interested himself in a wide variety of affairs, from trade to railway safety, and became venerated as father of the House.

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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

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Thomas Francis Fremantle, 1st Baron Cottesloe

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 22 July 1876
NPG 3190

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Thomas Francis Fremantle, 1st Baron Cottesloe

by William Holl Jr, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, 1863 or after
NPG D20661

D13261

Thomas Francis Fremantle, 1st Baron Cottesloe

by William Holl Jr, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, (1863)
NPG D13261

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Thomas Francis Fremantle, 1st Baron Cottesloe ('Statesmen. No. 230.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 22 July 1876
NPG D43754