The Coronation Ceremony of the Kings and Queens of England and the Crown Jewels
A short guide, aimed at the general reader and based on The History of the Crown Jewels: a catalogue of the Treasures of the Jewel House, edited by Claude Blair and to be published by HMSO in early 1993. This guide focuses on regalia used in the coronation ceremony and includes illustrations from the Jewel House and other sources.
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