Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset(1662-1748), Politician, Lord President of the Council and Master of the Horse
Sitter in 22 portraits
Courtier; he helped the Whig Junto into power, 1708. He established the tradition whereby Kit-Cat Club members presented Tonson with their portraits.
after Sir George Hayter
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