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Ludovic Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 2nd Duke of Lennox (1574-1624), Nobleman, courtier and politician

Sitter in 7 portraits
Stuart was King James's cousin and heir to the Scottish throne prior to the birth of Henry, Prince of Wales in 1594. He served as Lord High Admiral of Scotland from 1591 and was appointed Steward of the Household following James's accession to the English throne. Stuart was naturalised as an English citizen at James' accession to the English throne in 1603, and was installed as a knight of the Garter. His magnificent tomb can be seen in the King Henry VII Chapel, Westminster Abbey.

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3063

Ludovic Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 2nd Duke of Lennox

by Isaac Oliver
watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, heart-shaped, circa 1605
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3063

5297

Ludovic Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 2nd Duke of Lennox

by Paul van Somer
oil on canvas, circa 1620
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5297

D5813

Ludovic Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 2nd Duke of Lennox

by Simon de Passe, published by Compton Holland
line engraving, 1616
NPG D5813

D25781

Ludovic Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 2nd Duke of Lennox

by R. Clamp, published by E. & S. Harding, after Paul van Somer
stipple engraving, published 1 May 1795
NPG D25781

D39732

Ludovic Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 2nd Duke of Lennox

by William Holl Sr, published by Harding, Triphook & Lepard, after William Derby, after Paul van Somer
stipple engraving, published 1 December 1824
NPG D39732

D39733

Ludovic Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 2nd Duke of Lennox

by William Holl Sr, published by Harding, Triphook & Lepard, after William Derby, after Paul van Somer
stipple engraving, published 1 December 1824
NPG D39733