is a historic large house in Northamptonshire
, built from 1583
by Sir Christopher Hatton[?]
. who was financially ruined by its expense. It passed to the Crown in 1605
, and was used by James I
. On February 16
, Charles I
was brought here by the Scots and handed over to Parliament. He remained here until removed the by the army in June 1647.
Holdenby later (1709
) was bought by the Marlborough
family, whose descendants in the female line still have it.
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