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Sir Christopher Robinson (1766-1833), Lawyer

Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Christopher Robinson trained in the law and came to prominence as an advocate of maritime law. In 1809 he was appointed as King's Advocate, after which he appeared in nearly all cases relating to prizes captured on the high seas. Robinson entered Parliament as an MP in 1818. In 1821, he became Chancellor of the Diocese of London, and in 1828 Judge of the High Court of the Admiralty.

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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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