Chair on which James, 7th Earl knelt
 
 

 

Ref. No.: KN73
Date of Photo: 1960's.

This chair which stands in the Jacobean Room, Knowsley Hall, is reportedly the very chair on which James, 7th Earl of Derby, knelt for his execution at Bolton on 15th October 1651. James was executed for his support for the future Charles II against the Commonwealth forces.




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