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Henry St John (1678-1751) 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, Secretary of State to Queen Anne

Henry St John (1678-1751) 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, Secretary of State to Queen Anne
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Medium - oil on canvas

Measurements - H 124 x W 100.5 cm

Purchased in 1965 from Vernon St.John, 6th Viscount Bolingbroke

Son to Henry St John, 1st Viscount St John ( 1652-1742)

Year:
c. 1712
Artist:
Charles d'Agar (1669-1723)
Type:
Portrait
Location:
Drawing Room, Lydiard House
Owner:
Swindon Borough Council
Reference:
Lyd 1992/033
Copyright:
Lydiard House
Credit:
Friends of Lydiard Park
Last updated on:
Saturday 11th September 2021

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