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Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
Lot: 2121

The Robin Hunt Collection
King William IV
Death and Funeral
1837 The King died at Windsor Castle on 20 June, the funeral took place at St George's Chapel on 8 July. The collection has ten rare black bordered tickets to the lying in state, funeral and interment, with broadsheets recording his death, a summons to the Earl of Shrewsbury to attend and carry the Banner of Ireland, the Earl Marshal's instructions as to dress, the Choir service, the funeral as printed in a copy of "The Age", Spooner's Protean Views no 8 Hold to Light ceremony of the interment, Service from Hereford Cathedral, presentation copy of the sermon preached on the day of the funeral by Rev. Dillon, Minister of Charlotte Chapel, Pimlico, and an elegy on the death of Queen Adelaide (28)

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