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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Charles Manners Sutton, 1st Viscount Canterbury (1780-1845), Speaker of the House of Commons

Speaker of the House of Commons in seven successive Parliaments 1817-34; GCB 1833; created Viscount 1835.

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, 1985, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.