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24th June 1509 – The Coronation of Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon

On the 24th June 1509, Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon’s coronation took place. Two thrones were placed on a platform in front of the high altar at Westminster Abbey. The higher throne was for Henry and the lower for … Continue reading

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23rd June 1509 – Katherine of Aragon and Henry VIII’s Coronation Procession

On the 23rd June 1509, Katherine of Aragon processed through London, just as she had done on the eve of her wedding to Arthur. She was to finally be crowned alongside Henry VIII the next day. Katherine was carried in … Continue reading

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1st June 1533 – Anne Boleyn’s Coronation

From 7am, lords, ladies, aldermen of London and others had been gathering in Westminster Hall, awaiting Anne’s arrival. She rode from Whitehall Palace to Westminster in the royal barge and, once she was at the Palace of Westminster, Anne alighted … Continue reading

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31st May 1533 – Anne Boleyn’s Coronation Procession

At around 5:00pm on Saturday 31st May 1533, Anne Boleyn emerged from the Tower of London where she had been lodged since Thursday. She was dressed in the French fashion, ‘flimy white, with a coronet of gold’, and her loose … Continue reading

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30th May 1533 – Knights of the Bath

Picture of the Tower of London. On the 30th May 1533, eighteen men were created Knights of the Bath. This was for Anne Boleyn’s coronation and took place in the Tower of London on the night of the 30/31st May. … Continue reading

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