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Michael Van Cleave Alexander
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Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland, KG (1 March 1577 – 13 March 1634/1635), was Chancellor of the Exchequer and later Lord Treasurer of England under James I and Charles . .

Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland, KG (1 March 1577 – 13 March 1634/1635), was Chancellor of the Exchequer and later Lord Treasurer of England under James I and Charles I, being one of the most influential figures in the early years of Charles I's Personal Rule and the architect of many of the policies that enabled him to rule without raising taxes through Parliament.

Charles I's Lord Treasurer : Sir Richard Weston, Earl of Portland (1577-1635). biography of Sir Richard Weston. by Michael Van Cleave Alexander.

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Charles's Lord Treasurer: Sir Richard Weston, Earl of Portland (1577-1635); Miers, Suzanne. Britain and the End-of the Slave Trade; Milsom, S. F. C. The Legal Framework of English Feudalism: The Maitland Lectures Given in 1972 in History, v. 5, no. 3 (January 1977); Smith, Alan C. R. Seniant of the Cecils: the Life of Sir Michael Hickes, 1543-1612 in History, v. 6, no. 1 (October 1977)

Weston was the eldest son and heir of Sir Jerome Weston, High Sheriff of Essex for .

Weston was the eldest son and heir of Sir Jerome Weston, High Sheriff of Essex for 1599, and the former Mary Cave. He was born at Roxwell, Essex, and was a student of the Middle Temple. Arms of Sir Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland, KG. During the reign of King James I of England, Weston was sent on embassies to Bohemia, Brussels, and Spain. On the last assignment, he negotiated for the restitution of the Palatine. His policies proving highly unpopular, he escaped impeachment in 1629 only by the dissolution of Parliament.

Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland, 1577 - 1635

Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland, 1577 - 1635. Zoom in to this image. Van Dyck is perhaps most famous for the grand and elegant portraits he painted of the British aristocracy when he was court painter to King Charles I. He trained in Antwerp, and worked in Rubens’s studio as an assistant. Other artworks by John Henry Robinson. Other artworks by Sir Anthony van Dyck.

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Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland, KG (1 March 1577 – 13 March 1634/1635), was Chancellor of the Exchequer and later Lord Treasurer of England under James I and Charles .

Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland, KG (1 March 1577 – 13 March 1634/1635), was Chancellor of the Exchequer and later Lord Treasurer of England under James I and Charles I, being one of the most influential.

Richard Weston, 1st Earl of Portland, KG (1 March 1577 – 13 March 1634/1635), was Chancellor of the Exchequer and later Lord Treasurer of England under James I and Charles I, being one of the most influential figures in the early years of Charles I's Personal Rule and the architect of many of the policies that enabled him t. He opposed wars with Spain in 1623 and France in 1626, but managed to find ways of raising the money to fund them when required, even when it was impossible to secure the co-operation of Parliament. Weston was elevated to the peerage on 13 April 1628, as Baron Weston, of Neyland.