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John Maitland, 1st Baron Maitland (1543-1595), Lord High Chancellor of Scotland

Sitter in 4 portraits
Lawyer and courtier, Maitland was an important political figure at the court of James V I of Scotland (later James I of England), whose Lord Chancellor he became in 1588. He travelled with James to Denmark for the king's marriage to Anne of Denmark and on their return in 1590 was raised to the peerage as Lord Maitland of Thirlestane.

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2769

John Maitland, 1st Baron Maitland

by Unknown artist
tempera on card, circa 1588
NPG 2769

D38150

John Maitland, 1st Baron Maitland

by Robert Cooper, published by Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor & Jones, published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, after William Hilton
stipple engraving, published 1 November 1818
NPG D38150

D25179

John Maitland, 1st Baron Maitland

by Robert Cooper, published by Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor & Jones, published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, after William Hilton
stipple engraving, published 1 March 1819
NPG D25179

D38149

John Maitland, 1st Baron Maitland

by Robert Cooper, published by Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor & Jones, published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, after William Hilton
stipple engraving, published 1 March 1819
NPG D38149

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