27th March 1756
Henrietta, Lady Luxborough died 27th March 1756. She was born 15th July 1699, the daughter of Henry, Viscount St John. An unsuccessful marriage to Robert Knight, later Lord Luxborough, saw her banished to Barrells Hall in Ullenhall. She became a literary hostess to a group of local writers known as "The Coterie" including William Shenstone, William Somerville, Richard Jago and Richard Graves.
Photo: Henrietta Knight, Lady Luxborough