Book of Common Prayer
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 1057741

Book of Common Prayer


Presented to Queen Victoria

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This Book of Common Prayer was given to Victoria on her wedding day by her mother the Duchess of Kent, and was the companion volume to the green velvet prayerbook bestowed upon Prince Albert by his future mother-in-law. The binding was decorated with Victoria's mongram on the front board, and on the back a metal cartouche containing the date of their marriage, 10 February 1840. More