George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (1592 - 1628)
RA Collection: People and Organisations
Courtier, politician, administrator; collector and commissioner of works of art. Created Earl (1617), Marquess (1618) and Duke (1623) of Buckingham. Son of Sir George Villiers (ca.1544-1606); father of George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham (1628-87).
Reliquiæ Wottonianæ : Or, A Collection Of Lives, Letters, Poems; With Characters Of Sundry Personages: And other Incomparable Pieces of Language and Art. Also Additional Letters to several Persons, not before Printed. By The Curious Pencil of the Ever Memorable Sir Henry Wotton Kt. Late Provost of Eaton Colledge. The Third Edition, with large Additions. - London,: 1672.