ca. 1678 Elizabeth Percy, later Duchess of Somerset by Henri Gascar (location unknown to gogm)


Her Wikipedia article is here. She married three times, the third time to Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset after marrying Henry Cavendish and then Thomas Thynne. She was the daughter of Lady Elizabeth Wriothesley. She had four children, all by Charles Seymour.

From ellesbelles_1909's photostream on flickr; spots in background removed with Photoshop by gogm.

Eleven year-old Elizabeth wears a curly coiffure and a dress with vee neckline and puffed sleeves with lace engageantes just like the grownups for her 1678 Gascar portrait.

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