Sir John Saunders Sebright was the 6th Baronet of Beechwood Park. He was the second son of Sit Thomas Saunders Sebright, 4th Baronet, and Henrietta Dashwood. He inherited a collection of rare old books from his father who had bought them from the estate of antiquarian Edward Lhuyd. He was urged by Edmund Burke to donate the books to Trinity College Dublin. He was active in court life around London and attended the King's levees. He purchased a house in Curzon Street. The portrait was painted in 1770.
1725 19th Oct Born in Flamstead, Herts
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