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This Jewel, or badge, consists of the City Arms and supporters, in enamel, set round with Diamonds.
The Kings of Arms are also entitled to wear Crowns, which consist of a plain circle of gold, on which are raised sixteen upright leaves, eight of them being shorter than the other. Round the circle are the words, "MISERERE MEI DEUS;" the Coronet is turned up with Ermine, and surmounted by a crimson velvet with a tuft and tassel of gold.
LIST OF BOOKS, &c.
Consulted as Authorities for the preceding Account of the Coronation of their late Majesties.
The History of the Coronation of the Most High, Most Mighty, and Most Excellent Monarch, James II. and of his Royal Consort, Queen Mary, by Francis Sandford, Esq. Lancaster Herald of Arms. London, 1687. Folio.
An Account of the Ceremonies observed in the Coronations of the Kings and Queens of England; viz. King James II. and his Royal Consort; King William III. and Queen Mary; Queen Anne; King George I; and King George II. and Queen Caroline. London, 1760. Quarto.
Orders to be observed on Tuesday, the 22d of September, being the day appointed for their Majesties' Coronation, in pursuance of an Order in Council. London, 1761. Folio.
The Form of the Proceeding to the Royal Coronation of their Most Excellent Majesties KING GEORGE III. and QUEEN CHARLOTTE. From Westminster-Hall, to the Collegiate Church of St. Peter, at Westminster. On Tuesday, the 22d day of September, 1761. London, 1761. Folio.
The Form and Order of the Service that is to be performed, and of the Ceremonies that are to be observed in the Coronation of their Majesties KING GEORGE III. and QUEEN CHARLOTTE, in the Abbey Church of St. Peter, Westminster. On Tuesday, the 22d of September, 1761. London, 1761. Quarto.
An Account of the Ceremonies observed at the Coronation of our Most Gracious Sovereign GEORGE III. and his Royal Consort QUEEN CHARLOTTE. On Tuesday, the 22d of September, London, 1761. Quarto.
A Sermon preached at the Coronation of KING GEORGE III. and QUEEN CHARLOTTE, in the Abbey Church of Westminster, September 22, 1761. By Robert, Lord Bishop of Sarum. Published by HIS MAJESTY's Special Command. London, 1761. Quarto. The Court and City Register, for the Years 1760-1762, London.
The London Gazette for the Years 1760-1761. London. Folio. The Public Advertiser for the Years 1760-1761. London. Folio. The Gentleman's, London, and Universal Magazines, and the Annual Register for 1760-1761. London. Octavo.
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