Sculpted by Thomas Banks 1735-1805.
Penelope, the only child of Sir Brooke and Lady Boothby, died aged five. So affected by her death was her father he left both his wife and Ashbourne, travelled to the continent, eventually dying in poverty in Boulogne.
Note the Lancastrian livery collar of esses believed to stand for ""Souvenir Soverayne"", the motto of Henry VI, although not proven. The Esses collar was indicated support for the House of Lancaster.
Note also the helm on which the head rests is missing its cockerell's head.
Sculpted by Richard Westmacott II 1775-1856.