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Henry Fitzalan, 12th Earl of Arundel

(1511?-1580), Soldier and courtier

Sitter associated with 6 portraits
Arundel, a staunch Roman Catholic, was appointed Lord Steward and a councillor by Elizabeth on her accession. Deeply mistrusted, he was too powerful a subject for the Queen to alienate. He fell from favour and led the party which aimed to depose her and crown Mary, Queen of Scots. In spite of the evidence against him, Elizabeth never dared do more than confine him to his house for several periods.

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Procession of the Knights of the Garter, after Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder - NPG D31855

Procession of the Knights of the Garter

after Marcus Gheeraerts the Elder
photograph of engraving, (1576)
NPG D31855

Henry Fitzalan, 12th Earl of Arundel, by Henry Bone, after  Unknown artist - NPG D17114

Henry Fitzalan, 12th Earl of Arundel

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, March 1817
NPG D17114

Henry Fitzalan, 12th Earl of Arundel, by John Henry Robinson, published by  Harding & Lepard - NPG D25140

Henry Fitzalan, 12th Earl of Arundel

by John Henry Robinson, published by Harding & Lepard
stipple engraving, published 1 January 1834
NPG D25140

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Henry Fitzalan, 12th Earl of Arundel

by Edward Scriven, after Hans Eworth
stipple engraving, published 1818
NPG D7368


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