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Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

(1625-1672), Admiral

Sitter in 14 portraits
An admiral and statesman, Sandwich fought for Parliament in the Civil War, and sat on the Council of State under Cromwell. After the fall of Richard Cromwell, he sailed to the Netherlands to bring Charles II back to England, and was created an Earl as a reward. He negotiated the marriage of Charles and Catherine of Braganza, and brought the bride over from Portugal. He appointed his cousin, Samuel Pepys as his Secretary, and is often referred to in Pepys's Diary, as 'my Lord'. Sandwich was killed fighting the Dutch at the Battle of Sole Bay.

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Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, by Sir Peter Lely - NPG 5488

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

by Sir Peter Lely
oil on canvas, circa 1655-1659
NPG 5488

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, after Sir Peter Lely - NPG 609

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

after Sir Peter Lely
oil on canvas, based on a work of circa 1660
NPG 609

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29492

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D29492

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D18607

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, 1660s
NPG D18607

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, by Moritz Lang, after  Unknown artist - NPG D18633

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

by Moritz Lang, after Unknown artist
line engraving, 1660s-1670s
NPG D18633

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, by Moritz Lang, after  Unknown artist - NPG D18634

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

by Moritz Lang, after Unknown artist
line engraving, 1660s-1670s
NPG D18634

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, by George Vertue, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29493

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

by George Vertue, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, early 18th century
NPG D29493

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, by George Vertue, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D21130

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

by George Vertue, after Sir Peter Lely
line engraving, circa 1710-1750
NPG D21130

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, by William Nelson Gardiner, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29494

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

by William Nelson Gardiner, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, late 18th to early 19th century
NPG D29494

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, by E. Bocquet, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D29496

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

by E. Bocquet, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1806
NPG D29496

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, by Thomas Bragg, after  Unknown artist - NPG D29495

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

by Thomas Bragg, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published 1817
NPG D29495

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, by Thomas Bragg, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D19226

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

by Thomas Bragg, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, published 1817
NPG D19226

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, by John Cochran, published by  Harding & Lepard, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D14334

Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

by John Cochran, published by Harding & Lepard, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple and line engraving, published 1 December 1836
NPG D14334

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Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich

by Abraham Blooteling (Bloteling), after Sir Peter Lely
engraving, 1660s
NPG D19583

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