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The Order and Ceremonies Used for, and at The Solemn Interment Of The most High, Mighty and most Noble Prince George Duke Of Albemarle, Earle of Torrington, Baron Monck of Potheridge, Beauchampe and Teyes, Captaine General of his Maties. Forces, Gentleman of his Maties. Bedchamber, one of the Lords of his Maties. most Honorable Privy Council, and Knight of the most Noble Order of the Garter. Ao. 1670 Collected by Francis Sandford Gent. Rouge-Dragon, one of His Maties. Officers at Armes, and Published by His Maties. especiall Command.

Francis Sandford

RA Collection: Book

Record number




[S.l.:: s.n.,, 1671.]

Physical Description

[6] p., t.pl., 20, [1] pl.; 355×480 mm. (Broadsheet.)


[T.pl.] - [Text] - [Pl.1] - [Text cont'd.] - [Pl. 2-20] - [Text concluded] - [Plate].

Responsibility Note

The title-plate is signed as designed by F. Barlow. The title-plate, plate 1 and the last, unnumbered plate are signed as engraved by Robert White. All other plates are unsigned.


ESTC, R5597 (seems to describe copies in which the plates carry no plate-numbers).
A. Griffiths, The Print In Stuart Britain 1603-1689 (1998), no. 136, p.203-4
B. Adams, London Illustrated 1604-1851 (1983), no. 11, p.19-20.
A survey of pageantry was B. Holme, Princely feasts and festivals: five centuries ... (1988).

Summary Note

No publication-date is given; but A. Griffiths records that the work was entered in the Term Catalogue for November 1671 by Thomas Thornicroft. The first plate shows the effigy of the Duke of Albemarle lying in state at Somerset House; the last, unnumbered plate shows his effigy lying in state at Westminster Abbey. Plates 2-20 show the funeral procession at Westminster Abbey. Plate 8 includes a representation of Francis Sandford walking in the procession as Rouge Dragon.


The front pastedown carries the armorial book-plate of John Arden. This is inscribed in ink, '1819'.

Binding Note

17th-century calf, upper and lower covers gilt-stamped with armorial device; rebacked and recornered in 20th century. Boxed.

Name as Subject


Funerals - Processions - Ceremonies - Soldiers - Great Britain - London - Westminster Abbey - History - 17th century
Funeral books - Great Britain - 17th century
Pictorial works - Great Britain - 17th century


John Arden, previous owner
Francis Barlow, draughtsman
Robert White, engraver