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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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Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, after Robert Walker - NPG D19770

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

after Robert Walker
line engraving, circa 1649-1660
NPG D19770

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, after William Faithorne, after  Robert Walker - NPG D22733

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

after William Faithorne, after Robert Walker
line engraving, after 1671
NPG D22733

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by Cornelius Nicolas Schurtz, after  Robert Walker - NPG D23431

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by Cornelius Nicolas Schurtz, after Robert Walker
line engraving, 1689
NPG D23431

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by Cornelius Nicolas Schurtz, after  Robert Walker - NPG D27100

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by Cornelius Nicolas Schurtz, after Robert Walker
line engraving, 1689
NPG D27100

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by Pierre Drevet, after  Robert Walker - NPG D27095

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by Pierre Drevet, after Robert Walker
line engraving, published 1697
NPG D27095

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by Pierre Drevet, after  Robert Walker - NPG D48209

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by Pierre Drevet, after Robert Walker
line engraving, published 1697
NPG D48209

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by Pierre Drevet, after  Robert Walker - NPG D20281

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by Pierre Drevet, after Robert Walker
line engraving, published 1697
NPG D20281

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by Michael Vandergucht, after  Samuel Cooper - NPG D27115

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by Michael Vandergucht, after Samuel Cooper
line engraving, 1713
NPG D27115

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by James Hulett - NPG D27107

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by James Hulett
line engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D27107

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, after Samuel Cooper - NPG D27109

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

after Samuel Cooper
stipple engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D27109

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by William Sherlock - NPG D27114

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by William Sherlock
line engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D27114

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by Jacobus Houbraken, published by  John & Paul Knapton, after  Samuel Cooper - NPG D27110

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Samuel Cooper
line engraving, published 1738
NPG D27110

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by Jacobus Houbraken, published by  John & Paul Knapton, after  Samuel Cooper - NPG D36634

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Samuel Cooper
line engraving, published 1738
NPG D36634

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by Jacobus Houbraken, published by  John & Paul Knapton, after  Samuel Cooper - NPG D36635

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Samuel Cooper
line engraving, published 1738
NPG D36635

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, by Jacobus Houbraken, published by  John & Paul Knapton, after  Samuel Cooper - NPG D20447

Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron

by Jacobus Houbraken, published by John & Paul Knapton, after Samuel Cooper
line engraving, published 1738
NPG D20447

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