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Sir Nicholas Conyngham Tindal

(1776-1846), Chief Justice of Common Pleas

Regency Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 4 portraits
Tindal is best remembered for successfully defending Queen Caroline at her trial for adultery in 1820. Trained in the law, Tindal was called to the Bar as a barrister in 1809 and built a considerable practice on the Northern circuit. He entered Parliament as an MP in 1824 and served as Solicitor-General from 1826 to 1829. He was appointed Lord Chief Justice of Common Pleas in 1829 an office he held until his death.

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A Joinder in the Please, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40947

A Joinder in the Please

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published June 1829
NPG D40947

Sir Nicholas Conyngham Tindal, by Henry Cousins, after  Thomas Phillips - NPG D39623

Sir Nicholas Conyngham Tindal

by Henry Cousins, after Thomas Phillips
mezzotint, circa 1842 (1840)
NPG D39623

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