Marquess and Marchioness of Anglesey
Sir Charles Henry Alexander Paget, 6th Marquess of Anglesey GCVO (1885-1947) and his bride, Lady Victoria Manners, a daughter of the 8th Duke of Rutland, returning from their honeymoon to their stately home, Beaudesert Hall on the eastern edge of Cannock Chase in Staffordshire. At the Guildhall they were welcomed with a speech from the Mayor of Lichfield, and the Mayoress presented the Marchioness with a bouquet. In this photograph gamekeepers and gardeners are seen drawing the couple's carriage through the grounds, while others push from behind.
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Rutland Historical John Speed 1610 Map
A reproduction of John Speed's historical map of the county of Rutland. Originally published as part of his atlas called 'The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain' in 1610. John Speed ((1552-1629) was a renowned English cartographer, his maps themselves were of high quality and gained a great reputation for being among the best county maps.
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Coronation 1937, anointing of Queen by Archbishop
The coronation ceremony of King George VI in Westminster Abbey: the anointing of Queen Elizabeth by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Lang. The Queen in her place of anointing, a faldstool set before the altar. The Archbishop pours the holy oil upon her head from the Spoon. On his right hand is the Archbishop of York (Dr Temple) and on his left the Dean of Westminster (Dr Foxley Norris) holding the Ampulla, from which the oil has been poured into the Spoon. The pall of cloth of gold known as the Canopy is held over the Queen by the Duchesses of Norfolk, Rutland, Buccleugh and Roxburghe. Next to the Duchess of Roxburghe to the right at the back is the Bishop of Blackburn (Dr Herbert). In the centre foreground is the Bishop of St Albans (Dr Furse). To the left of the Canopy are the Queen's train-bearers with the Duchess of Northumberland, Mistress of the Robes, wearing a tiara, near the extreme left at the back. The train-bearers are Lady Elizabeth Percy, Lady Margaret Cavendish-Bentinck, Lady Iris Mountbatten, Lady Ursula Manners, Lady Elizabeth Paget and Lady Diana Legge. On the extreme right in the foreground is the Bishop of London (Dr Winnington Ingram). Date: 1937
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