60 elderly men and women receive £4.15 in Maundy money from Lord High Almoner.
Item title reads - Royal Maundy gifts. 60 (the King's age) old men and women receive £4.15 - in Royal gold and silver - from the King's Lord High Almoner. Westminster, London.
M/S as the Lord High Almoner emerges in ornate robes carrying flowers, he is followed by two ladies and a judge. He shakes hands with the ladies and they get into a car. M/S of him and the judge, they bow. M/S of one elderly lady, she holds up the little pouch containing the money. M/S of one man opening a purse for another man. A young man opens the purse for an elderly man who is struggling. Others stand in the background.
Note: this item is tinted green. A black and white version with the same title and footage can be found in G 1254 on *PM0442*.