HEDON’S most precious civic possession, the Henry V Silver Mace, is currently on display at The Guildhall Art Gallery in the City of London. Displayed proudly in a brilliantly illuminated (and extremely secure) display cabinet, it sits alongside the City of London’s fabulous Crystal Sceptre.
IN MAY 2015 the Hedon Blog exclusively revealed the links between the City of London’s Crystal Sceptre and the ancient Hedon Mace. The Crystal Sceptre was given to the City of London by King Henry V in gratitude for the support of his campaign against the French at the Battle […]
The Hedon Mace may not be as ornamental as the one used in public ceremonies, but is the oldest civic mace in the country and may have been presented to the Hedon Mayor in person by King Henry the Fifth..