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Coronation Day

Coronation Day.jpg The Kentish Lady that did not go to the CoronationThumbnailsA Half-CrownationThe Kentish Lady that did not go to the CoronationThumbnailsA Half-Crownation

During the procession to the Abbey the weather was fine, and the sight a brilliant one; but, soon after one o'clock, a very heavy rain descended; the wind, too, blew with great violence, and occasioned rattling and tearing among the canvas canopies of the newly erected stands. It ceased for a short time, between two and three, when it broke out afresh, and was particularly lively when the ceremony was over, at half-past three. It quite spoilt the return procession, some of the carriages driving straight away, and those that fell into `rank` had their windows up. The general public were in sorry plight, as we see in the accompanying illustration—

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The Project Gutenberg EBook of When William IV. Was King,
by John Ashton
Published in 1896
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