Portrait of Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry (England, 1578-1640)
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a framed portrait of Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron Coventry (1578-1640) who was a prominent English lawyer, politician and judge during the early 17th century, painter unknown, England,
Coventry became Recorder of Londonin 1616 and Solicitor General in 1617. He was knighted the same year. Under the patronage of George Villiars, 1st Duke of Buckingham, he began a rapid rise being appointed Attorney General in 1621 and Lord Keeper of the Great Seal in 1625. In 1628 he was raised to the peerage receiving the title of Baron Coventry of Aylesborough in Worcestershire.