Charles John, Lord Koningsmarke, Earl of Stegholme & Westerweeke, Lord of Retenbourg & Newhaven Karl Johann, Graf von Königsmark, Herr von Stegholme, Westermeetz, Retenbourg & Newhaven.
White, Robert; printmaker; English engraver, 1645-1703
given; 1933; Charrington, John
A. Roth sold to John Charrington [Lugt 572], May 1906.
title; plate lower centre (in cartouche); printed; The Right Hon.ble Charles John Lord Koningsmarke, / Earle of Stegholme & Westerweeke, Lord of Retenbourg & Newhaven &c. / Who was tried & acquitted from being an Accessory to ye. Barbarous murther of Tho: Thyne Esq.r ye. 21th.Feb.1682
inscription; plate lower centre (in cartouche); printed; To blast thy Name or to condem thy Cause. / This argues malice, that arraigned the Lawes. / True Justice on Suspicion is not built. / And bare Surmizes prove no actuall guilt. / Thy well known Courage could no ayd demand, / Not didst thou need a mercenary hand / Lett this thy injur’d Reputation right, / He dares not murther, who can dare to fight.
Object Number: P.9352-R
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