Shakespeare and Florio also shared the same circle of friend and acquaintances. Both men were intimate with Ben Jonson and Samuel Daniel; Edward Blount published works for both Shakespeare and the Florio. The First Folio portrait of Shakespeare and Florio’s portrait for the 1613 edition of Montaigne were done by Martin Droeshout. Both Shakespeare and Florio began under a common patron, Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and ended with a common patron, William Herbert, Lord Pembroke, with their association with Henry Wriothesley, Third Earl of Southampton coming in between. Even in their official court connections, Shakespeare and Florio shared the same rank as Groom of the Privy Chamber.