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Lady Elizabeth was famous for her beauty when she was young – her nickname was 'Fair Geraldine'. She is wearing jewels which may have been looted from Spanish ships on the orders of her husband, Edward, Lord Clinton, who was High Admiral. He was a wealthy man who helped to pay for the rebuilding of Kenilworth Castle ready for a visit by Queen Elizabeth I in 1575.
oil on panel
H 46.8 x W 34.7 cm
transferred from St Mary's Hall, before 1974