Catherine Okeover (d.1672), Lady Robert Shirley in the style of Sir Anthonis van Dyck (Sudbury Hall - Sudbury, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, UK)

Her article in thepeerage is here.


Catherine Okeover (d.1672), Lady (Robert) Shirley

A dark curved wedge shape shows where a cover is located above the crown of Catherine Okeover’s head. The mass of curls at her ear gush from a line just below the hair cover.

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