Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
The Robin Hunt Collection
Coronation of George IV
1820 Coronation Summons signed by George IV advising Robert Earl Ferrers that "the first day of August next is appointed for the Royal Solemnity of Our Coronation" dated at Carlton House, 27th June 1820. The Coronation however took place on 19 July 1821. Together with printed circulars from the Heralds College as to attendance by Earl Ferrers and the Earl of Kilkenny, and a letter from Lt Gen Sir Henry Oakes with its wrapper to Heralds College signifying his intention to attend. With a Proclamation By the King "adjourning the Solemnity of the Coronation" from 1 August 1820 "for divers weighty Reasons", relating to the controversy surrounding Queen Caroline (6)
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