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    King George the first of Great Britain born of the house of the Welfen of Hanover and Lower Saxony was carried to his second rest from the destroyed Leine Castle in Hanover to the nearby Herrenhausen castle after the rested for 250 years in his metal sarcophagus in the Royal Grave chamber in the Leine castle.

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    diff. shots of the King's sarcophagus with the British emblems. and his crown on top. inscription "King George I" on same side of coffin. coffin being carried to mourning car. wreath being fixed on coffin and coffin being covered with black blankets. King arriving at Herrenhausen Castle and passing Herrenhausen Alley. King arriving at his new tomb chamber. spectators etc




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    Background: King George the first of Great Britain born of the house of the Welfen of Hanover and Lower Saxony was carried to his second rest from the destroyed Leine Castle in Hanover to the nearby Herrenhausen castle after the rested for 250 years in his metal sarcophagus in the Royal Grave chamber in the Leine castle. Now he found a new grave in the Royal tomb chamber of Herrenhausen Castle of the Welfen. The king reigned Britain for 29 years from 1600 - to early 1700. He had to be brought to his new grave because the Leine castle destroyed during the war is now wrecked to give room for the new Parliament Building of the Government of the Land Lower Saxony.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA52CIUWX6D0INQ4RBSYG8CQ0FD
    Media URN:
    VLVA52CIUWX6D0INQ4RBSYG8CQ0FD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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