Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
The Robin Hunt Collection
1689 (9 April) "An Act for establishing the Coronation Oath" specifying the exact words to be spoken by King William and Queen Mary at their Coronation two days later. For the first time British Monarchs swore to govern "according to the Statutes in Parliament agreed on". This "black letter" Act represents a major turning point in political history. With a print depicting the Coronation, and a pamphlet (some corner damage) titled "To The King / An Ode / On His / Majestie's / Arrival in Holland / 1695 / By Mr Prior" (5)
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