A Miniature of Letitia, Countess of Exeter, first wife of Brownlow, 9th Earl of Exeter, by Andre Rocquet (1701-1758).

Oval, enamel in a gold frame, 4.5cm. Engraved on the reverse: ‘Letitia Countess / of Exeter/ Duchess to/ Horatio Townshend/ Esq./ By Rocquet [sic].’

Letitia, the daughter and heiress of the Hon. Horatio Townshend of Norfolk married Brownlow, 9th Earl of Exeter (1725-1793), in 1749.

She died seven years later in 1756.


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