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Regalia

Reference code
SIT/001
Title
Regalia
Date
1918-1966
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Twenty-three main files, some further sub-divided. Two boxes (1A, 1-10; 11-19, 25, 45-6, 50).
Scope and content
Research notes, drafts, correspondence, photographs and offprints, mostly 1956-66, but including earlier correspondence of Sir George Younghusband and others, 1918-37. Mostly typescript. Arranged by subject according to Sitwell's original file numbers (missing numbers not received). As follows:-

SIT/001/001. Destruction of the regalia in 1649 and replacement in 1661 and after;-

SIT/001/002. Crowns and plate;-

SIT/001/003. Crowns;-

SIT/001/004. Sceptres;-

SIT/001/005. Orbs;-

SIT/001/006. Bracelets;-

SIT/001/007. Coronation rings;-

SIT/001/008. Spurs;-

SIT/001/009. Swords;-

SIT/001/010. Ampulla and spoon;-

SIT/001/011. Chalices and patens;-

SIT/001/012. Christening font, basin and tankards;-

SIT/001/013. Altar dish and flagon;-

SIT/001/014. Exeter salt;-

SIT/001/015. Twelve standing salts known as St George salts;-

SIT/001/016. Wine fountain;-

SIT/001/017. Maundy dish;-

SIT/001/018. Royal maces;-

SIT/001/019. Sixteen trumpets, etc.;-

SIT/001/025. Famous precious stones;-

SIT/001/045. Crown jewels and Jewel House, 1066-1966;-

SIT/001/046. Officers of the Jewel House, 1378- ;-

SIT/001/050. Scottish regalia.
Creator
Younghusband, George John (1859-1944), Knight, Major General
Sitwell, Hervey Degge Wilmot (1896-1973), Major General and Keeper of the Jewel House, Tower of London
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/950/1/1-50
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