Mrs. Edward Greene ~ circle of Michael Dahl I (I'm endlessly fascinated by how they constructed their clothing in those days, especially women's wear -- since those are the clothes I would like to wear / make myself... also, enjoying the glorious array of silk and velvet textiles)
Elizabeth (Wilmot) Montagu, Countess of Sandwich by Michael Dahl. Daughter of the Restoration poet, John, Earl of Rochester and his wife Elizabeth (Malet), she married Edward Montagu, 3rd Earl of Sandwich, from whom the present earl descends. Her grandson, the 4th earl, was famed as the inventor of the namesake food--and 1st Lord of the Admiralty.
portrait of an unknown woman, formerly known as Sarah Churchill, née Jenyns, Duchess of Marlborough, by the Swedish born artist Michael Dahl
Elizabeth Barry - Mistress to the 2nd Earl of Rochester, John Wilmot. An actress and comedienne.
John Locke ~ ca1696, Michael Dahl I... "A philosopher of wide influence and friend of the 1st Earl of Shaftesbury, Locke was associated w/ the opposition to both Charles II & James II, and was forced to flee to Holland in 1684. On the accession to the throne of William & Mary, he returned to England and was made Commissioner of Appeals...in 1690 Locke published An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding & Treatises on Govt...an active member of the Royal Society and friend of Newton & Boyle."