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Thirteen so-called 'blue-tickets' distributed during the Montem ceremony between 1773-1808; each read: 'Pro more et monte vivant rex et regina' or 'mos pro lege'; with two handwritten cards by Sarah Sophia Banks:
D,3.393: Montem the King 50£ / The Queen 50£ / The P. of Wales / The Princess each 20
D,3.395: Explanation of Montem Ticket June 6 1781 Custom serves for Law / Long live the King and Queen
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Height: 43 millimetres (approx.)
Width: 41 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Kept in original folder with D,3.391-432, marked: 'Montem Tickets'
Montem was a tradition popular at Eton College, taking place at Montem Hill from the sixteenth-nineteenth century, where money was collected for the Captain of the School from passers-by.
For account written by Sarah Sophia Banks of the Montem of 1784 see D,3.411 and others in folder.
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