Sir Henry Sidney(1529-1586), Soldier and statesman
Sitter associated with 11 portraits
Sidney was an statesman and soldier whose career spanned the reigns of Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I. At the age of around thirty he became President of Wales and following missions in Ireland, France and Scotland he was appointed Lord Deputy of Ireland.
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