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First of a new weekly challenge. Can you identify whose memorial in the Abbey this is? #monumentalchallenge

Francis Owen Salisbury's painting of King George V during the 1928 installation #OrderOfTheBath

Also #onthisday in 1702 Queen Anne was crowned in the Abbey. http://www.westminster-abbey.org/our-history/royals/coronations/anne

#onthisday in 1685 the coronation of James II and his queen Mary of Modena took place http://www.westminster-abbey.org/our-history/royals/coronations/james-ii

#HappyBirthdayShakespeare! A memorial to the great writer can be found in Poets' Corner http://www.westminster-abbey.org/our-history/people/william-shakespeare/_nocache

#OnThisDay in 1759 George Frederic Handel died. He is buried in the South Transept of Abbey http://buzz.mw/bp3li_f

#OnThisDay in 1689 William III and Mary II were crowned as joint monarchs in the Abbey http://www.westminster-abbey.org/our-history/royals/coronations

#abbeyadvent no 24 - Where in the Abbey would you find this nativity scene?

#abbeyadvent no 23 - Every October the Abbey holds a week of festivities, praise, and prayer to honour which king?

#abbeyadvent no 22 - Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales is buried in the vault of whose tomb?

#abbeyadvent no21 - Which Queen was the founder of the present Collegiate Church in 1560?

#abbeyadvent no20 - Which queen consort died during an eclipse of the sun?

#abbeyadvent no19 - Who were the bride and groom at the Abbey’s 16th Royal Wedding?

#abbeyadvent no18 - Whose Royal portrait hangs in the Nave of the Abbey?

#abbeyadvent no17 - What is the name of the flag that is flown when the Sovereign is present in the Abbey?

#abbeyadvent no 16 - Who was crowned in the 38th coronation ceremony in Westminster Abbey?

#abbeyadvent no 15 - Which King married Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon on 26 April 1923?

#abbeyadvent no 14 - The Jerusalem Chamber is famous as the place of the death of which King?

#abbeyadvent no13 - Two royal tomb effigies were made by William Torel. Which ones?

#abbeyadvent no12 -Which Queen was crowned with William III as joint monarch in country's first double coronation?

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