Earl Lying in State at the Crown Inn

  • 24 Oct 2021
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The Worcester Herald of January 26, 1901, featuring items of news from it's archives of one hundred years before, reported the following:

'This day (1801) the remains of the Earl of Powis were brought to this City in great funeral pomp, and lay in state at the Crown Inn, Broad Street. Tomorrow morning the procession will continue on its way to the family seat in Shropshire'.

George Edward Henry Arthur Herbert 2nd Earl of Powis born 7th July 1755 died 16th January 1801 Styled Viscount Ludlow until 1772 Anglo Welsh Peer