Manuscripts and documents
Paper in oak frame
254 mm (H)178 mm (W)Order this image
Kingston Lacy Estate, Dorset (Accredited Museum)
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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.