ca. 1680 Lady Elizabeth Noel, née Wriothesley by Charles Beale after Sir Peter Lely (Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University, New Haven Connecticut)

This Elizabeth Wriothesley was born about 1636 and has almost no documentation. Her brief article from thepeerage follows, "Lady Elizabeth Wriothesley F, #15291, d. 1680

Lady Elizabeth Wriothesley married Edward Noel, 1st Earl of Gainsborough, son of Baptist Noel, 3rd Viscount Campden and Hon. Hester Wotton, in May 1661. She died in 1680.

She was the daughter of Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton and Rachel de Massue. From May 1661, her married name became Noel.

Children of Lady Elizabeth Wriothesley and Edward Noel, 1st Earl of Gainsborough

Lady Frances Noel+ d. 29 Sep 1684

Lady Jane Noel+ d. Sep 1733

Wriothesley Baptist Noel, 2nd Earl of Gainsborough+ b 1665, d. 21 Sep 1690

The Countess of Northumberland again poses for Lely wearing a dark tan dress over a chemise with flared and cuffed sleeves secured with arm bands.

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