1 June 1533 – The White Falcon Triumphant: The Coronation of Anne Boleyn

Posted By on June 1, 2014

The_Maner_of_the_tryumphe_of_Caleys_and_Bulleyn..._-_2014-05-29_15.55.42On 1st June 1533, a pregnant Anne Boleyn was crowned queen at Westminster Abbey. She was crowned by Archbishop Cranmer with the crown of St Edward, which had previously only been used for crowning the reigning monarch.

You can read all about the coronation ceremony and banquet in my article Queen Anne Boleyn’s Coronation.

You may also want to read Wynkyn de Worde’s contemporary account of the coronation and coronation processions. You can read this at http://archive.org/stream/maneroftryumpheo00goldiala#page/18/mode/2up.