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Sir Henry Unton (circa 1558-1596), Soldier and diplomat

Sitter in 1 portrait
Unton was a distinguished diplomat and soldier, who served in the Earl of Leicester's expedition to the Netherlands along with Sir Philip Sidney. He was knighted at Zutphen in 1586. He twice led negotiations with Henry IV of France (1591-2 and 1595-6).

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Sir Henry Unton

by Unknown artist
oil on panel, circa 1596
On display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 710