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An article on young girl reported missing from her Worcester home brought back memories of Betsy searching for more details on similar disappearances.
On the 15th of October 1651 Lord Derby, who had been taken prisoner after the battle of Worcester, was brought here and executed the same day.
He then went to London to give an account of proceedings to the parliament, was thanked for his services and rewarded with the estate of the marquess of Worcester.
He died on the afternoon of the same day, his day of triumph, the anniversary both of Dunbar and of Worcester.
Worcester, his crowning victory, has been indicated by a German critic as the prototype of Sedan.