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Boyle, Richard, third earl of Burlington and fourth earl of Cork (1694–1753), architect, collector, and patron of the arts  

Pamela Denman Kingsbury

Boyle, Richard, third earl of Burlington and fourth earl of Cork (1694–1753), architect, collector, and patron of the arts, was born on 25 April 1694 at Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, the only son of Charles Boyle, second earl of Burlington and third earl of Cork...

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Boyle, Richard, third earl of Burlington and fourth earl of Cork (1694–1753)  

Maker: Jonathan Richardson the elder

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Richard Boyle, third earl of Burlington and fourth earl of Cork (1694–1753) by Jonathan Richardson the elder, c. 1717–19 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Jennens, Charles (1700/01–1773), patron of the arts and librettist  

Ruth Smith

Jennens, Charles (1700/01–1773), patron of the arts and librettist, was born probably at Gopsall Hall, Leicestershire, the son of Charles Jennens (bap. 1662, d. 1747), gentleman and JP, son of the Birmingham ironmaster Humphrey Jennens, and his second wife, Elizabeth Burdett (1667–1707/8)...

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Jennens, Charles (1700/01–1773)  

Maker: Thomas Hudson

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Charles Jennens (1700/0101–1773) by Thomas Hudson, 1747 private collection