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  • ISBN 0117013595
  • ISBN13 978-0117013599
  • Language English
  • Author Claude Blair
  • Publisher The Stationery Office/Tso; Limited Ed edition (October 1, 1991)
  • Pages 1487
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You'll find the Crown Jewels under armed guard in the Jewel House at the Tower of London. These gems are a unique working collection of royal regalia and are still regularly used by The Queen for important national ceremonies, such as the State Opening of Parliament.

You'll find the Crown Jewels under armed guard in the Jewel House at the Tower of London. Make sure to look out for the ‘in use’ signs. The Coronation ceremony. Since 1066, coronation ceremonies have taken place in Westminster Abbey, the great church founded by Edward the Confessor. The displays examine how the royal regalia are used during the ceremony and explore the symbolism of each object.

The Crown Jewels book. A scholarly catalogue of the Crown Jewels by experts in their field. It contains numerous illustrations, detailed descriptions and analyses of the precious stones.

The History of the Coronation Regalia in the Jewel House of the Tower of London. No public library discount on this item.

book by Claude Blair. The Crown Jewels : The History of the Coronation Regalia in the Jewel House of the Tower of London. Contents: Volume 1: The History, Volume 2: The Catalogues.

The Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom, originally the Crown Jewels of England, are 140 royal ceremonial objects kept in the Tower of London, which include the regalia and vestments worn at their coronations by British kings and queens

The Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom, originally the Crown Jewels of England, are 140 royal ceremonial objects kept in the Tower of London, which include the regalia and vestments worn at their coronations by British kings and queens.

A scholarly catalogue of the Crown Jewels, written by distinguished authors who are experts in their field. The individual history of each piece is described in detail and this is set against the history of the coronation. It contains large numbers of illustrations, many in colour, details of the pieces and analyses of the precious stones. Additional authors are E. Alan Jobbins, Kenneth Scarrat and Roger Harding.

Stationery Office, 1998 - Coronations - 1440 pages. Bibliographic information. The Crown Jewels: The history Volume 1 of The Crown Jewels: The History of the Coronation Regalia in the Jewel House of the Tower of London, Claude Blair.

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The Crown Jewels : The History of the Coronation Regalia in the Jewel House of the Tower of London. Publication date 29 Oct 1998. Publisher TSO. Imprint Stationery Office Books. Publication City/Country Norwich, United Kingdom. By (author) Claude Blair, By (author) Stationery Office. Free delivery worldwide.

In 1669, the Jewels went on public display in the Jewel House at the Tower of London. The Deputy Keeper of the Jewel House, Talbot Edwards took the regalia out of a cupboard and showed it to visitors for a small fee. This informal arrangement was ended two years later when Colonel Thomas Blood, an Irish-born army officer loyal to Parliament, attacked the 77-year-old and, with the help of three accomplices, made off with a crown, a sceptre and the Sovereign's Orb.

Visitors to the Tower wishing to see the Crown Jewels will find them in the . The Crown Jewels are found at the Jewel House near the center of the Tower of London landmark

Visitors to the Tower wishing to see the Crown Jewels will find them in the Jewel House currently in use, dating from 1994. Visitors enter through vault doors containing electronic beams and steel shutters. The following list highlights the most famous pieces of royal regalia, explaining what they are and how they are used. The Crown Jewels are found at the Jewel House near the center of the Tower of London landmark. The building containing this attraction is located right next to the St. Peter Ad Vincula Royal Chapel and the Fusilier Museum.