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 1761. To which is added, The Form of the Ceremonies observed at the Coronations of the following 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. Also A Description of the Royal and Sacred Ornaments wherewith the Kings and Queens of England are crowned and invested on this solemn Occasion; adorned with Cuts of the Imperial Crowns, Scepters, Orb, Queen's Circlet, the Two pointed Swords and Curtana, St. Edward's Chair, the Royal Rings, &c. With Two curious Copper Plates; the larger one exhibiting the Procession observed in the Coronation of King William and Queen Mary; the other representing the Manner of the Champion's Challenge in Westminster-Hall.

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London:: Printed for G. Kearsly, at the Golden Lion, in Ludgate-Street., M.DCC.LXI. [Price 2s.

Physical Description

48 p., [2] pl. (one folding): illus.; 224 mm. (Quarto.)

General Note

The plates carry no numbers, but one is inscribed bottom right, 'Pag 24'. The other is bound in before the title page.


[Fold. pl., t.p.] - Table of Contents - [Text, with one pl.].

Responsibility Note

Plates and in-text illustrations are unsigned.


ESTC, T85314
L.G.W. Legg, English coronation records (1901)
C. Blair, The crown jewels: catalogue raisonnée (1993).


An electronic reproduction was published in 2003 (Farmington Hills, Mich.: Thomson Gale). A microfilm version was published in 1997 (Woodbridge CT: Research Publications).

Binding Note

19th-century half calf, marbled-papered boards; spine lettered 'Coronation Of George III 1761 R.A.'

Name as Subject


Coronations - Consecrations - Ceremonies - Regalia - Great Britain - London - History - 18th century
Rulers - Monarchs - Publicizing - Great Britain - 18th century
Pictorial works - Great Britain - 18th century