Thomas Wriothesley (1505–1550), First Earl of Southampton

Hans Holbein the Younger German

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This miniature, which is widely ascribed to Holbein, is based on a drawing by him in the Louvre, Paris. It has apparently been cut down to fit an oval frame. Wriothesley (1508–1550), who was Lord Chancellor and Keeper of the Great Seal, acted as Henry VIII's executor and privy counselor to Edward VI.

Thomas Wriothesley (1505–1550), First Earl of Southampton, Hans Holbein the Younger (German, Augsburg 1497/98–1543 London), Vellum laid on card

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