Lucy Vickery

Spectator competition winners: Shakespeare’s Seven Ages of a Tory MP

Engraving by H. Bourne, based on a painting by William Mulready called 'The Seven Ages of Man', which illustrates Jaques's monolgue from As You Like it. Credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

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