Arbella’s anniversary


The Friends of Manor Lodge and Sheffield Cathedral will be hosting an event to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of Lady Arbella Stuart, granddaughter of Bess of Hardwick .

This evening of history, drama and music will be held at Sheffield Cathedral on Friday 25th September at 7.15pm.  Tickets prices, £12/£10 concessions (60+) and are available online from or from the Sheffield Cathedral shop.  For more information call 0114 275 3434.

Did you know?……Derbyshire Record Office holds an inventory of Arbella’s jewels, those given to her by ‘the Lord Cavendish’ (that being William Cavendish, 1st Earl of Devonshire). The inventory, dated 1607, is signed by Arbella herself.


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