31 May 1533 – A coronation procession for Queen Anne Boleyn in London

On this day in Tudor history, 31st May 1533, just three days after her marriage to King Henry VIII had been proclaimed valid, the six-month pregnant Queen Anne Boleyn processed from the Tower of London to Westminster.

It was a lavish eve of coronation procession with lots of entertainment, including pageants, orations, music, and wine flowing in the conduits and in fountains. Oh to have been a citizen of London on that day!

You can find out more about Anne Boleyn’s coronation procession in this video:

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