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The Howard's had numerous seats in the north of Nottinghamshire, most notably at Worksop Manor which was bestowed on the 3rd Duke of Norfolk by Henry VIII.
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Howard,_4th_Duke_of_Norfolk Grandson of Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk. Beheaded on 2 June 1572 for treason for his part in a plot with King Philip of Spain for Mary Queen of Scots to to replace Elizabeth I on the throne to restore Catholicism to England.
From an original by Hans Holbein formerly in the collection of Lady Hyde now in the possession of Mr. R. Grave; published 1810.
This image is one of a collection by the famous local antiquarian, Thomas Bateman, of Middleton by Youlgreave. (1821-1861). Bateman organized his collection by inserting them into a 4 volume copy of Lysons Magna Britannia, Derbyshire, creating a fascinating and unique illustrated record of the county. The purchase of the collection for Derbyshire Libraries was made possible by the generous bequest of Miss Frances Webb of Whaley Bridge, well known local historian, who died in December 2006.