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Part of the formal procession for the coronation of James II: The Royal canopy. As baron of the cinque ports, Samuel Pepys was allocated a place of honour, holding the nearer of the front poles supporting the canopy. Image taken from The History of the Coronation of James II. Queen Mary. Originally published in T. Newcomb: In the Savoy, London, 1687.
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