The Earl of St Vincent

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The Earl of St Vincent
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A full length portrtait of John Jervis, Earl of St Vincent, 1735 to 1823. As John Jervis was present during the sieges of Gibraltor in the 1780’s, in 1797 distinguished himself off Cape St Vincent, subsequently was created Earl of St Vincent. He retired from Naval duty in 1807 and for a few years he occasionally spoke at the House of lords on naval matters, and died in 1823.