Thomas Francis Fremantle, 1st Baron Cottesloe(1798-1890), Chief Secretary for Ireland and Conservative politician; MP for Buckinghamshire
Sitter in 5 portraits
Statesman; elected MP, 1830, and later served under Sir Robert Peel, distinguishing himself as Chief Secretary for Ireland, 1845-6. Fremantle resigned his seat in 1846, became Chairman of the Board of Customs and was raised to the peerage, 1874. As Lord Cottesloe, he interested himself in a wide variety of affairs, from trade to railway safety, and became venerated as father of the House.
by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 22 July 1876
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