Postcard depicting J Beechams painting of 'The attack on Lord Chandos' Coach'. Lord Chandos was attempting to executre "The commission of Array" on behalf of the King. The mob regarding him as a traitor, rose upon him, threatening his person, killing some of his company, tearing his carriage to pieces and burning the Market PLace. Chandos with great difficulty made his escape to the neighbouring hostelry of The King's Head. "This was the first blood shed in the Civil War" - August 1642. Painting located at Bingham Gallery.