of that earl in St. Martin's, Stamford, where, against a pillar in the middle aisle of the church, is a monumental table to his memory ; the inscription may be seen in Graham. There are several prints from his works, particularly one of Queen Catherine with a dog. Prior 1 wrote a poem on the last picture he painted. A mezzotinto of Wissing [one of the best by Smith] is thus inscribed : " Gulielmus Wissingus, inter pictores sui sæculi celeberrimos, nulli secundus, artis suæ non exiguum decus et ornamentum. Immodicis brevis est œtas,"
one of the last painters who arrived in the reign of Charles II. Little is known of him, but that having been two years in France, he adopted the manner of Gaspar Poussin. Vertue thought he came in 1680 ; if so, the title- plate to a history of Oxford, designed by him, and engraved by White in 1674, must have been done antecedent to his arrival. He painted much at Eythorp, the seat of Dormer, Lord Carnarvon, now of Sir William Stanhope, and died here, in 1710.
was second son of Theophilus Tuer, by Catherine, niece of Mr. George Herbert, the poet: his grandfather and great-____________________