Portrait of Charles, Third Duke of Queensberry (1698-1778) was appointed Privy Councillor by George I, and Admiral of Scotland by George II.
Portrait of Charles, Third Duke of Queensberry by Thomas Hudson, c. 1750
© Scottish National Portrait Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 137 x 101 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £256 ( Total: £273)
- Acquired in:
The Duke quarrelled with George II over the refusal of a licence for Gay's 'Polly' and relinquished his appointments. However, he returned as Privy Councillor under George III and was appointed Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland.
Sir John Whitmore, Essex.