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Vials of ammonia, shaky scaffolding and sword fights: memories of Elizabeth II’s coronation

Memories of Elizabeth II’s coronation — from those who took part

6 May 2023

9:00 AM

6 May 2023

9:00 AM

Lady Rosemary Muir was 23 when she received a letter from the Duke of Norfolk, the Earl Marshal, informing her that she had been chosen as one of the six maids of honour to assist the Mistress of the Robes in the coronation of Elizabeth II. That was in January 1953.

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