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Henry Lascelles, 2nd Earl of Harewood (1767-1841), Politician

Sitter in 5 portraits
Henry Lascelles entered Parliament as a MP for Yorkshire in 1796. He was re-elected in 1802, but did not stand in 1806. In 1807, he again contested the seat in an election that was memorable for the vast amount of money, almost £100,00 that Lascelles spent on this unsuccessful campaign. He returned to Parliament in 1812, this time for Pontefract but subsequently sat for the family borough of Northallerton in 1818. Lascelles was a moderate Tory and opposed Catholic emancipation and parliamentary reform. He succeeded his father to the Earldom in 1820 and took his seat in the House of Lords.

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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
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Henry Lascelles, 2nd Earl of Harewood

by Sir George Hayter
pencil and wash, August and October 1820
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Henry Lascelles, 2nd Earl of Harewood

by and published by Samuel William Reynolds, after John Jackson
mezzotint, published 1820
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Henry Lascelles, 2nd Earl of Harewood

by Thomas Goff Lupton, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1828
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Henry Lascelles, 2nd Earl of Harewood

by Thomas Goff Lupton, published by Robinson & Co, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published January 1840 (1823)
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