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Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

(1612-1671), Parliamentary Commander-in-Chief

Sitter associated with 88 portraits
Perhaps the most accomplished Parliamentarian officer, Fairfax was appointed Lord General of the New Model Army after his victory at Marston Moor, 1644. His decisive string of victories, beginning with the battle of Naseby in 1645, won the Civil War for Parliament. Extremism alarmed him and he refused to serve on the court which tried the King or to lead the army into Scotland in 1650. He retired from public life until 1660, when he supported General Monck's march to London to demand a free parliament and was one of those who went to the Hague to greet Charles II before his Restoration to the throne.

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Charles I and his Opponents, by Unknown artist - NPG D8541

Charles I and his Opponents

by Unknown artist
line engraving, probably 1640s
NPG D8541

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, published by Balthasar Moncornet, after  Robert Walker - NPG D23430

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

published by Balthasar Moncornet, after Robert Walker
line engraving, circa 1642-1649
NPG D23430

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, published by Balthasar Moncornet, after  Robert Walker - NPG D27103

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

published by Balthasar Moncornet, after Robert Walker
line engraving, circa 1642-1649
NPG D27103

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by William Faithorne, published by  Thomas Rowlett, after  Robert Walker - NPG D22731

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by William Faithorne, published by Thomas Rowlett, after Robert Walker
line engraving, circa 1646
NPG D22731

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by William Faithorne, after  Robert Walker - NPG D22732

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by William Faithorne, after Robert Walker
line engraving, circa 1646
NPG D22732

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by William Faithorne, after  Robert Walker, published by  Thomas Rowlett - NPG D27093

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by William Faithorne, after Robert Walker, published by Thomas Rowlett
line engraving, circa 1646
NPG D27093

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by William Marshall, published by  John Partridge, after  Edward Bower - NPG D1309

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by William Marshall, published by John Partridge, after Edward Bower
line engraving, circa 1647-1649
NPG D1309

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Robert Walker - NPG D23416

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Robert Walker
etching, 1648
NPG D23416

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Robert Walker - NPG D23417

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Robert Walker
etching, 1648
NPG D23417

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by William Faithorne, published by  Thomas Hinde, after  Robert Walker - NPG D22730

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by William Faithorne, published by Thomas Hinde, after Robert Walker
line engraving, 1649 or after (orignally published circa 1646)
NPG D22730

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, after Robert Walker - NPG D23413

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

after Robert Walker
line engraving, 1649 or after
NPG D23413

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, after Robert Walker - NPG D23415

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

after Robert Walker
line engraving, 1649 or after
NPG D23415

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, after Robert Walker - NPG D23424

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

after Robert Walker
line engraving, 1649 or after
NPG D23424

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, published by Sebastian Furck, after  Robert Walker - NPG D23412

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

published by Sebastian Furck, after Robert Walker
line engraving, 1649
NPG D23412

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