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Sir Nicholas Throckmorton (1515-1571), Diplomat

Sitter associated with 5 portraits
A relation of Katherine Parr, Throckmorton was a staunch Protestant, and a supporter of Lady Jane Grey, though he served as a Member of Parliament under all the Tudor monarchs including the Catholic queen, Mary I. His importance during the reign of Elizabeth I was principally as an ambassador to France and to Scotland.

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Sir Nicholas Throckmorton

by George Perfect Harding, after Unknown artist
watercolour, (after circa 1562)
NPG 1492(a)


Sir Nicholas Throckmorton

by George Vertue
line engraving, 1747
NPG D25362


Sir Nicholas Throckmorton

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, November 1813
NPG D17125