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Earl of Stamford 2 by GeneralVyse Earl of Stamford 2 by GeneralVyse
This is my Royal Navy lieutenants coat with the waistcoat and breeches of the replica of the costume of the 5th Earl of Stamford, George Harry Grey.

There are several paintings of him at Dunham Massey, one wearing the costume i have had made and one as shown below; [link]

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George Harry Grey, 5th Earl of Stamford (1 October 1737 28 May 1819), styled Lord Grey from 1739 to 1768, was an English nobleman.

He was the eldest son of Harry Grey, 4th Earl of Stamford and Lady Mary Booth, only daughter and heir of George Booth, 2nd Earl of Warrington. He was educated at Leicester School and Queens' College, Cambridge.[1]

As Lord Grey, he was Member of Parliament for Staffordshire from 1761 until 1768, when he succeeded his father as Earl. In 1796, he was additionally created Baron Delamer and Earl of Warrington, titles held by his maternal grandfather. He married Lady Henrietta Bentinck, daughter of William Bentinck, 2nd Duke of Portland, and they had nine children including:

Henrietta Grey (1764-)
George Harry Grey, 6th Earl of Stamford (1765-1845))
Marie Grey (1767-1767)
Louisa Grey (1771-1836)
William Booth Grey (1773-1852)
Anchitel Grey (1774-1873)
Henry Grey (1776-)
Sophia Grey (1777-)
He modernised the family seat at Enville to the design of Thomas Hope. He promoted the development of the town of Ashton-under-Lyne, near Manchester, on land inherited from the Earl of Warrington.[2]

On his death at Enville in 1819 he was succeeded by his eldest son George Harry.
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FlameCurse Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2010
Ooh, this really breathtaking work. You’re very handsome! Now I want to dress up in 1700’s inspired military garb! Must work on my corset making abilities!
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hilliard Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
very nice! and Cool sword
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Draugdur Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2010
oooh! Nice!
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GeneralVyse Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2010
Hahahaha thanks!
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1x1x1x1x Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nothing to say...
firist prize...
anywhere...
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GeneralVyse Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2010
Thanks very much!
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CorvidAngel Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2010
sigh.... it's just too early in the day to fall in love.... but I can make an exception! ACES, m'dear!!
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GeneralVyse Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2010
Hahahahaha glad you like that one :D
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gollumsalterego Featured By Owner May 27, 2010
Dashing, sir! A coat worth dying in.
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GeneralVyse Featured By Owner May 27, 2010
Thanks Pal1 Yeah, well, I *think* the french general Montcalm wore something similar when he was killed, but other people said he wore all white.
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Broadshore Featured By Owner May 26, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I gotta say... looking good.
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GeneralVyse Featured By Owner May 27, 2010
Thanks Bud, have you got anything new recently?
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Broadshore Featured By Owner May 27, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nope. Nothing new yet.
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mandalorianmedjai Featured By Owner May 26, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
dude, this is pretty legit! i wants that coat! lol
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GeneralVyse Featured By Owner May 27, 2010
Hahahahaha you can get one made as tastown.com, though it might cost you a bit!
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mandalorianmedjai Featured By Owner May 27, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
sweet :D maybe i'll check it out when i get a job :P lol
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MadameGiry Featured By Owner May 26, 2010
Marvelous costume as usual!
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GeneralVyse Featured By Owner May 27, 2010
Thanks again!!!

There were a few that were a little like the Phantom (in the Masquerade scene) but they were too blurred and i didnt have a mask :(
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MadameGiry Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2010
Well when you do get a mask you should definitely do some Phantom stock photos. :)
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Nebele Featured By Owner May 26, 2010
Again, a very nice compilation darling! :blowkiss:
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GeneralVyse Featured By Owner May 27, 2010
Thanks Glad you like it! :D
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Nebele Featured By Owner May 27, 2010
Of course I do. ^^
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