LORD ARLINGTONS NATURAL BARB MARE . M, BARB, ~1680
Owner: Henry Bennet (Earl of Arlington)/Wilkinson (Boroughbridge, Yorkshire) AKA Arlington Barb mare. Imported to England to Bennet as gift from Emperor of Morocco. An imported mare given to Henry Bennet (1618-1685), Earl of Arlington, who was Secretary of State to King Charles II, by the Emperor of Morocco, she was later purchased by Mr Wilkinson of Boroughbridge, Yorkshire.