Catalogue description REGALIA OF QUEEN ELIZABETH.

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Details of SAL/MS/852
Reference: SAL/MS/852

'The Restoration of the Regalia to the tomb of Queen Elizabeth the first in Westminster Abbey. Research into the identity of the Collar missing from the Queen's marble effigy' by David Hubert Boothby Chesshyre, FSA, Rouge Croix Pursuivant; 1973. Photocopies of typescript. An examination of the evidence undertaken at the request of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster. Concludes that there was no clear evidence that the missing collar was a Garter collar and suggests the 'Three Brothers' pendant and collar shown in the Ermine portrait of Queen Elizabeth as a suitable model for the restoration. Chesshyre's summary, fols. 2-9, is followed by copies of related correspondence from authorities consulted, literary extracts, etc., fols. 16-69.

Date: 1973
Held by: Society of Antiquaries of London, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Physical condition: Paper; ff. 69. 1973. Cloth, red.
Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented by Brian Court-Mappin, May 1974. Giftbook entry, 9 May 1974.

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