London, ca. 1780
160 x 110 mm
A proof impression of this small portrait of
Charles Fleetwood (c. 1618 – 4 October 1692) was an English Parliamentary soldier and politician, Lord Deputy of Ireland from 1652-55, where he enforced the Cromwellian Settlement. At the Restoration he was included in the Act of Indemnity as among the twenty liable to penalties other than capital, and was finally incapacitated from holding any office of trust. His public career then closed.