1662-1665 Frances Teresa Stewart, Duchess of Richmond and Lennox by Sir Peter Lely (Royal Collectiom)

Frances Stuart is dressed in typical Lely fashion in this 1662-5 portrait. She refused to become another mistress of Charles II and became the model for the female personification of the UK, Britannia.

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