Philip Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Chesterfield 1634-1714

He was the son of Henry Stanhope, Lord Stanhope and his wife, Katherine Wotton. He inherited the title of Earl of Chesterfield on the death of his grandfather in 1656. He was educated by Poliander, Professor of Divinity at Leyden (1640) and at the Prince of Orange’s College at Breda. In 1669 he was awarded the degree of Doctor of Civil Laws by the University of Oxford.

Artist/Engraver E.Bocquet after S.Harding 1808
Size 19 x 12 cms
Price £14.00