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Execution of Lord Strange

Slide 31 of [Chetham's Library Collection: miscellaneous slides awaiting sorting -- box 17] (set type unknown: privately made, 42 slides, n.d.)

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Execution of Lord Strange

Chetham's Library, Manchester – reproduced by permission.
Digital image copyright © 2018 Chetham's Library.

Type of image
drawing / painting / print
height 3.25 inches (8.3 cm), width 3.25 inches (8.3 cm)
(all dimensions are nominal; individual examples of this slide may have varied slightly from these values).
glass / paper
Production process
photography, on glass substrate
Person shown

DERBY, 7th Earl of   (1607-1651)

Related slide

see also slide 447 of [Chetham's Library Collection: miscellaneous slides awaiting sorting -- box 4] (set type unknown: manufacturer unknown, 32 slides, n.d.)


The title is handwritten on the top edge of the slide.

The execution shown is that of the 7th Earl of Derby (formerly known as Lord Strange), a royalist supporter convicted of treason in the English Civil War and beheaded at Bolton on 15 October 1651.


Example in Chetham's Library, Manchester, item 17.45

Lucerna ID  5132409

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 30 July 2018

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