Coronation: From the Eighth to the 21st Century

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The definitive history of Coronation and the Royal Family, from acclaimed writer Roy Strong. What is the finest sight in the world? A Coronation. What do people talk most about? A Coronation. What is delightful to have passed? A Coronation.' HORACE WALPOLE, 1761 As a boy of sixteen, Roy Strong watched the grand procession carrying Queen Elizabeth II to her coronation. The spectacle was considered the greatest public event of the century. But now, so many years later, many people have little notion of what a coronation is ...

Coronation: From the Eighth to the 21st Century 2006, HarperCollins (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780007160549

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