[Five broadsheet proclaimations sent to the minister at Marden.]
Five letterpress proclaimations, scarce largest sheet 550 x 440mm, 21¾ x 17¼", glued together on left margin. Some wear.
They are: "A Proclaimation for the Encouragement of Piety and Virtue", a statement of intent from George IV on his accession in 1820, reissued almost word for word by Queen Victoria in 1837; a proclaimation from the Court of St James's to remind ministers and publishers to replace the words 'King William' with 'Queen Victoria', etc, in the Common Prayerbook, also 1837; an order for the dissemination of a Prayer of Thanksgiving for the birth of Princess Victoria in 1840; and an order to add 'Prince Albert' to the Common Prayerbook in 1841.
[Ref: 16843] £650.00