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Edward Fiennes de Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln

(1512-1585), Lord High Admiral

Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Lord High Admiral 1550-4 and 1558-85. As a young man attended Henry VIII, and married the king's mistress Elizabeth Blount. Supported Lady Jane Grey, but soon deserted her for Mary. Supported the Spanish at St Quentin (1557), and commanded the fleet against France (1558). He was a joint commander against the northern rebels (1569), and commanded in the North Sea, 1570. Created Earl, 1572.

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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

Edward Fiennes de Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln, by Henry Bone, after  Unknown artist - NPG D17177

Edward Fiennes de Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, August 1815
NPG D17177

Edward Fiennes de Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln, by Robert Cooper, published by  Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor & Jones, published by  Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, after  William Hilton - NPG D37340

Edward Fiennes de Clinton, 1st Earl of Lincoln

by Robert Cooper, published by Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor & Jones, published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, after William Hilton
line and stipple engraving, published 1 December 1819 (1584)
NPG D37340

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