Charles Howard, 11th Duke of Norfolk
An early 19th century portrait miniature ring depicting Charles Howard, 11th Duke of Norfolk,[15 March 1746 – 16 December 1815]. Styled Earl of Surrey from 1777 to 1786, he was a British nobleman, peer, and politician. Howard was known for actively participating in the Tory party as part of the support for King George III. He also spent a considerable amount of his money rebuilding and refurbishing Arundel Castle after inheriting his title and lands. He was noted for his enjoyment of the good things in life, especially food and drink. This high carat ring contains a well executed watercolour portrait of the Duke under crystal.