Pamphlet 'A Form of Divine Service' Coronation King George VI 1937

'                  A Form of Divine Service  
commended by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York
               for general use on Sunday May 9th 1937
Being the Sunday preceding the coronation of their Majesties
               King George VI and Queen Elizabeth'

 

Published by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
Northumberland Avenue London 1937

Contains prayers, hymns, and readings. 8 pages.

Dimensions: 19.5 X 12.5 cm
Condition: Very good, mild creasing

 

The coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth as King and Queen of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth and as Emperor and Empress of India took place at Westminster Abbey, London, on 12 May 1937. King George ascended the throne upon the abdication of his brother, King Edward VIII, on 11 December 1936, three days before his 41st birthday. Edward's coronation had been planned for 12 May 1937 and it was decided to continue with his brother and sister-in-law's coronation on the same date.

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