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Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk (died 1545), Soldier and statesman

Sitter associated with 9 portraits
Soldier and statesman, who three times led invasions of France (1513, 1523 and 1544). Although he had a wife living, he secretly married Henry VIII's sister Mary, widow of Louis XII, in Paris (1515). He supported Henry's efforts to obtain a divorce from Catherine of Aragon, and was steward of his household.

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Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, circa 1540-1545
NPG 516

D24200

Charles Brandon

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, possibly 1647
NPG D24200

D40895

Mary Tudor; Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk

by George Vertue, after Unknown artist
line engraving, 1748
NPG D40895

D24199

Charles Brandon and Mary Tudor

by Thomas Trotter
line and stipple engraving, late 18th century
NPG D24199

D20267

Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk

by Edward Scriven, published by Lackington, Allen & Co, and published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, after Robert William Satchwell, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published circa 1816 (circa 1540-1545)
NPG D20267

D23063

Mary Tudor and Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk

probably by Alfred Thomas Derby, after Unknown artist
pencil, after June 1842 (circa 1515)
NPG D23063

D40896

Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk

by Edward Scriven, published by Lackington, Allen & Co, and published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, after Robert William Satchwell, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published circa 1816 (circa 1540-1545)
NPG D40896

D40897

Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk

by Edward Scriven, published by Lackington, Allen & Co, and published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, after Robert William Satchwell, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published circa 1816 (circa 1540-1545)
NPG D40897