Royal Devotion: Monarchy and the Book of Common Prayer

Royal Devotion: Monarchy and the Book of Common Prayer
© Trustees of Lambeth Palace Library Christening of the Princess Royal

An exhibition at Lambeth Palace Library, tracing the close relationship between royalty and religion from medieval to modern times. The exhibition tells the story of the 'Book of Common Prayer' and its importance in national life. On display are books, manuscripts and objects, many of which have royal or other important provenances. The show's centrepiece is the 1662 revision of the 'Book of Common Prayer'. Other highlights include Elizabeth I's personal prayer book and Charles I's handwritten revision of state prayers.

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