File:Coronation of Henry the Young King - Becket Leaves (c.1220-1240), f. 3r - BL Loan MS 88.jpg
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English: Left: Coronation of Henry the Young King by the Archbishop Roger of York (14 June 1170)
Right: Henry II serves his son at the coronation feast.
(The occasion inspired a famous anecdote about the banquet. Henry II wanted to serve his son in person. He approached the dias carrying what was with all probability the wild boar's head (the chief decoration of the high table, usual crowning of Christmas feasts and other festive dinners of the nobility) saying that it was not every day that a prince was served by a king. His freshly crowned son replied that it was nothing unusual for the son of a count to serve the king. - )
between circa 1220 and circa 1240
Sir Paul Getty collection, Wormsley Park; on long-term loan to the
Loan MS 88, f. 3r
top: Coronatur rex H. junior per manum Rogeri archiepiscopi Eboracensis, in prejudicium ecclesie Cantuariensis. Celebratur convivium coronacionis. Ministrat pater filio et se regem esse diffitetur. [King Henry the younger is crowned by the hand of Roger the archbishop of York, preemptimg the rights of the see of Canterbury. The coronation banquet is celebrated. The father waits on the son and denies himself to be king.]
|Notes||See Angelfire website for accompanying verses and an English translation|
The Becket Leaves (La vie de Seint Thomas de Cantorbéry), a French-verse history of the life of Thomas Becket with large illuminations.
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