The Edward IV Roll

Free Library of Philadelphia Ms Lewis E201

leaves of gold


This magnificent scroll, almost 20 feet long, was produced to celebrate Edward IV’s coronation in 1461.
The Richard III Society, the American Branch, and individual donors contributed to its conservation.

The manuscript was on display in Philadelphia and Nashville at the 2001-02 Leaves of Gold exhibition. 

The Conservation Process 
The Roll Online
The Richard III Society, American Branch Manuscripts Conservation Fund