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Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Charles Talbot, 1st Baron Talbot of Hensol (1685-1737), Lord Chancellor

Lord chancellor; eldest son of William Talbot, Bishop of Durham; at Eton and Oriel College, Oxford, BA and fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, 1704; admitted at the Inner Temple, 1707; LLB Lambeth, 1714; at Lincoln's Inn, 1719; MP, Tregony, 1720, Durham, 1722-27 and 1727-34; solicitor-general, 1726, and lord chancellor, 1733; created DCL 1735.

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Webb 1958
M. I. Webb, 'Henry Cheere, Sculptor and Businessman and John Cheere - I', Burlington Magazine, C, 1958.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Kerslake, Early Georgian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1977, 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.