Manuscripts and documents
Paper in oak frame
254 mm (H)178 mm (W)Order this image
Kingston Lacy Estate, Dorset (Accredited Museum)
On the ‘18th day of the 19th year of our reign’ Charles I was fighting for his crown in the English Civil War. As a Royalist Sir John Bankes supported him which saw his home at Corfe Castle and its contents destroyed.
Document - Framed MS receipt (I.O.U.) for Pnd 525 signed by King Charles I, for twenty horses supplied to him by Sir John Bankes. In a part gilded oak frame.