Some never-before-seen royal treasures are on display at York Minster today.

An exhibition is opening as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations

Author: Kathy GreenPosted 57 minutes ago
Last updated 57 minutes ago

York Minster’s centuries-old relationship with the monarchy is the subject of a new exhibition showcasing royal treasures from the Minster’s historic collection.

Running until the end of 2022, the exhibition – Majesty: Monarchy and York Minster – will be located in the Cathedral Treasury and features some never-before-seen items on public display.

Highlights include footage of the royal wedding of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent to his Yorkshire bride Katharine Worsley at York Minster in 1961 and Chinese silk presented to Queen Victoria on her wedding day transformed into bags and veils used in preparation for her wedding. the celebration of Holy Communion.

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