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Henry Yelverton, 3rd Earl of Sussex

(1728-1799)

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Henry Yelverton, 3rd Earl of Sussex, by Robert Bowyer Parkes, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D40920

Henry Yelverton, 3rd Earl of Sussex

by Robert Bowyer Parkes, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1874 (1758-1759)
NPG D40920

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Mr.E.P.Daly

19 September 2017, 17:26

Henry Yelverton was amongst the first to move into the Adams newly speculative properties in Mansfield Street, in St.Marylebone in 1773. He stayed at No.11 for 6 years, leaving in 1779. There's a gap of 3 years then in 1782 Sir John Lindsay KB and his wife Dame Mary (nee Milner) move in until Sir John's death in 1788. A new occupant takes over the property by 1794. Sir Joshua Reynolds painting of the Earl could identify him as living at the address at the time? I will check to see if the Earl and Sir John were acquainted or not. Sir John Lindsay KB, Prince of Arcot was the father of Dido Elizabeth Belle.

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