Robert Rich (1587–1658), Second Earl of Warwick

Oil on canvas | 5.4 x 5.4cm | c. 1632-35

Anthony van Dyck

A Puritan sailor of fortune, the Second Earl of Warwick set up companies in Virginia and the Caribbean, helped colonize Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, and seized Spanish ships on behalf of the Duke of Savoy and Charles I. The latter’s ...
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