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The service of Coronation of King Charles III is on 6 May 2023 at Westminster Abbey, London.

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April 14, 2023 7:10 pm  #1

​Five Swords for the Sovereign

The announcement of the Coronation Regalia included five swords.

Sword of State 1678-98 (below) -Link to the Royal Collection

​Queen Elizabeth II used this sword occasionally for events such as the investiture of the Prince of Wales in 1969 and the VE Day service in St Paul's Cathedral in 1995.

Sword of Temporal Justice 1821 (below) - Link to the Royal Collection

Sword of Spiritual Justice early 17thC (below) - Link to the Royal Collection

Sword of Mercy or Curtana early 17thC (below) -Link to the Royal Collection

" This sword, representing Mercy, has had its tip removed so that it no longer functions as a weapon, although in origin it was constructed in the same way as a practical sword.  "

The Jewelled Sword of Offering 1820  (below) - Link to the Royal Collection



May 4, 2023 3:20 pm  #2

Re: ​Five Swords for the Sovereign

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