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Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, 3rd Bt (1692-1749), Jacobite

Grandson of Sir William Williams; assumed name of Wynn, 1719; DCL Jesus College, Oxford, 1732, mayor of Oswestry, 1728, and of Chester, 1732; MP, Denbighshire, 1716-49; leading Tory MP in North Wales, he was implicated in Jacobite rising of 1745; brother-in-law of the Duke of Beaufort.

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Catalogue of Paintings ... at Ditchley, 1908.

Sedgwick 1970
R. Sedgwick, The History of Parliament, the House of Commons, 1715-1754, 1970.

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.