According to the author, Richard II was told by the Archbishop that he could not be anointed twice (p. 64). Then, on page 65 this tenet is reiterated - in a different context. On p 67 it is stated that James I was anointed. The context and use of the title James I indicates that this refers to James' second coronation in England. Similarly for the English coronation of Charles II. A second coronation and anointing for these kings seem anomalous as, in a footnote on page 65, it is stated that Scottish Kings had been anointed after Robert the Bruce broke the 'English yoke'.
I wonder if it is a second anointing within the same church which is not allowed, or a second anointing for the same nation, as Kings/Queens are anointed King/Queen of nation 'x'. Obviously some monarchs have had two coronations. In each of the cases I have mentioned the second coronation has been conducted by a separate church, in a separate country making the person a monarch of a second nation.
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