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Lady Anne Cotton, née Hoghton, with Her Son, John (1615–1689)

Photo credit: The University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education

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The picture, believed to be by Marcus Ghaereets the younger, shows the widowed Lady Cotton, formerly Anne Houghton (Haughton or Hoghton). The child pictured with her is her son, John Cotton (1615–1689), who became Sir John Cotton of Landwade, first baronet, and married Jane Hynde of Madingley in 1647.

Madingley Hall, University of Cambridge



oil on canvas


H 212 x W 142 cm

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gift from Mrs Elizabeth Norman, a descendant of the Hynde Cotton family

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Inscription description

Anne Daur of Sr Rd Hoghton. 3rd Wife of Sr Jno Cotton & their son, Jno


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Madingley Hall, University of Cambridge

Madingley Hall, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB23 8AQ England

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