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St Scolatica's Day 1354. The Chancellor pronouncing the King's sentence on the citizens of Oxford.

Title: St Scolatica's Day 1354. The Chancellor pronouncing the King's sentence on the citizens of Oxford.
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons' "OILETTE" Postcard 9517. "Oxford Pageant" Ser. II.
Direct from the original picture by Howard Davie.
Published under the authority of the Pageant Committee. 
Printed colour postcard with POST CARD divided back in brown
Code: PC-PAGEANT-0008 ~ Grade: B ~ Price: 2.50
Card measures 139mm x 88mm

Printed text on reverse reads:
In consequence of the attacks by the citizens on the students in connection with the "Town and Gown" riots of St Scholastica's Day, Edward III. put Oxford under an interdict, and the Chancellor of the University summoned the leading townsmen to appear before him and hear the King's sentence. Subsequently the King gave the students a Charter of Privileges which made the University officials supreme in the city.

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