The Royal Celebrations 1809-1821

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The Royal Celebrations 1809-1821

Celebration of the Jubilee, Page 1

Date: 1810 | Reference: BRO Library

This book was published to commemorate the Golden Jubilee celebrations for George III. It records how the Jubilee was celebrated throughout Great Britain and Ireland. This was the first jubilee to be celebrated since the middle ages. There are various Berkshire entries in the book. On this first page, we read about how Reading celebrated the Jubilee - with a volley of gunfire, and the liberty of 200 Danish prisoners of war.

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