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George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle

(1608-1670), Soldier and statesman

Sitter associated with 49 portraits
George Monck was one of the architects of the Restoration of the monarchy, along with Pepys' patron Edward Montagu. He was an accomplished military commander and served as Joint-Commander-in-Chief with Prince Rupert, in the campaign of 1666 against the Dutch. Pepys disliked Monck and criticised his judgement calling him a 'heavy dull man'. 'I know not how, that blockheaded Albemarle hath strange luck to be beloved, though he be, and every man must know, the heaviest man in the world, but stout and honest to his country' 23rd October 1667

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George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, published by Edward Harding, after  Richard Gaywood - NPG D43268

George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle

published by Edward Harding, after Richard Gaywood
etching, published 1800
NPG D43268

George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, by William Thomas Fry, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D7198

George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle

by William Thomas Fry, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1816
NPG D7198

George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, by William Thomas Fry, after  Sir Peter Lely - NPG D7199

George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle

by William Thomas Fry, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1816
NPG D7199

George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, by William Henry Mote - NPG D29384

George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle

by William Henry Mote
stipple engraving, published 1838
NPG D29384

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George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle

by David Loggan, sold by Matthew Collings
engraving, 1661
NPG D19119

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George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle

after David Loggan
engraving, (1661)
NPG D19207

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George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle

by Edward Davis (Le Davis)
line engraving, published 1679
NPG D19722

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George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle

by Edward Davis (Le Davis)
line engraving, published 1679
NPG D17061

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George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle

by Benoit Audran the Elder, after Adriaen van der Werff
line engraving, published 1707
NPG D20181

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