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John Sheffield

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LORD MULGRAVE
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CHARACTER DETAILS
Full Name: John Sheffield
Nationality: English
Title: Earl of Mulgrave

Captain of the Royal Navy
Colonel of the Holland Regiment
Knight of the Order of the Garter
Gentleman of the Bedchamber

Estate Name:
Age: 29 (b.7th April 1648)
Gender: Male
Eye Colour: Blue
Hair Colour: Blond
Marital Status: Married
Circles: Libertine, Art
RESIDENCE
London:
Other:

Physical Attributes

Considered a handsome man, with a good physique.

Initial Impression of Personality

John is a gentle affable man, who holds to great honour. He is less loud than some of the rakes around court. He, like so many others at court, writes poetry and is considered one of the more tender voices.

Background

Earned:

  • Captain of the Royal Navy (1673),
  • Colonel of the Holland Regiment (1673),
  • Knight of the Order of the Garter (1674)
  • Currently: Gentleman of the Bedchamber

Father: Edmund Sheffield (deceased), 2nd Earl of Mulgrave
Mother: Elizabeth Cranfield (55+), Dowager Countess of Mulgrave.
Cousin to Charles Sackville.

A man of military/naval acumen, Sir John Sheffield succeeded to the title of 3rd Earl of Mulgrave on 24 August 1658. He fought in the Battle of Solebay in 1672, in the defeat the Dutch. He gained the rank of Captain in 1673 in the service of the Royal Navy. Made Knight of the Garter in 1674

A poet himself, John is a patron of John Dryden. He is a Merry Gang member and rival of the Earl of Rochester. John married Mary Churchill in the autumn of 1676..

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