The Earls of Essex, their wives and children

Portrait of Lady Jane Hyde, wife of William Capel

Lady Jane Hyde (c. 1694-1724), 1st wife of William, 3rd Earl of Essex

Studio of Sir Godfrey Kneller

Canvas laid on panel 58.3 x 44.5 cm (23 x 17 1/2 in)

Lady Jane Hyde was the eldest surviving daughter of Henry Hyde, 4th Earl of Clarendon. Lady of the Bedchamber to the Princess of Wales, she was much admired for her good nature and her beauty.