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The State Opening of Parliament, 1821

The importance of the State Opening of Parliament in the social as well as the parliamentary calendar may be judged from this fine ticket from the reign of George IV.

There are several volumes of tickets for every category of guest from the 18th century onwards amongst the records of the Lord Great Chamberlain, held by the Parliamentary Archives.


Ticket for the State Opening of Parliament



Catalogue number

Parliamentary Archives, LGC/6/1/1