1615-1620 Cecily Manners, née Tufton, Countess of Rutland by ? (Colchester and Ipswich Museums Service, specific location ? - Ipswich, Suffolk, UK)

Her article in thepeerage is here. Her marriage to Francis Manners was the second for them both. He had children by his first marriage and two more by Countess Cecily. Cecily was childless until then.

Cecily Manners, nee Tufton (1587-1653), Countess of Rutland

This dress shows the saya layout ending in northern Europe. The ruff is an eastern European semicircle and the bodice spills out in a flared peplum.

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