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Henry II Gives a Charter to the City of Oxford, 1160

Title: Henry II Gives a Charter to the City of Oxford, 1160
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons' "OILETTE" Postcard 9516. "Oxford Pageant" Ser. I.
Direct from the original picture by Byam Shaw, R.I.
Published under the authority of the Pageant Committee. 
Printed colour postcard with POST CARD divided back in brown
Code: PC-PAGEANT-0004 ~ Grade: C ~ Price: 1.00
Card measures 139mm x 88mm

Printed text on reverse reads:
Henry II. Visited Oxford in 1160, accompanied by his little son- afterwards Richard Coeur de Lion. He was welcomed by the Mayor and Corporation, to whom he presented the famous Charter of Rights and Privileges, which was subsequently confirmed by King John and is still preserved in the archives of the city.

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