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Pictured: The 6th Marquess of Bath's special Golden Book of the Coronation  that was published at the time by the Daily Mail<br />
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The story of how an ornate carriage caused a stir at the Queen's Coronation is revealed in a new exhibition to mark the Platinum Jubilee.<br />
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The 6th Marquess of Bath insisted on arriving at Westminster Abbey in his State Chariot despite official resistance.<br />
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The Duke of Norfolk, who as Earl Marshal organised the Coronation, had written to him urging him not to travel by carriage due to concerns about parking.<br />
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But his appeal fell on deaf ears and the Marquess borrowed a driver and two dray horses from a local brewery to get him there.<br />
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The yellow and black 1820s chariot, which was state of the art for its time, wowed the public and attracted a lot of column inches.