Anne Boleyn’s Coronation Day 1 – 29 May 1533 – A fire-breathing dragon, monsters, wild men, and a queen

| May 29, 2020

On this day in Tudor history, 29th May 1533, just a day after the marriage of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn had been proclaimed valid, the celebrations for Queen Anne Boleyn’s coronation began in earnest. This is one of those days that, if I had the Tardis or Doc’s DeLorean, I would definitely visit. […]

31 May 1533 – Queen Anne Boleyn’s coronation procession

| May 31, 2019

31 May 1533 – Queen Anne Boleyn’s coronation procession

On this day in Tudor history, Saturday 31st May 1533, the eve of her coronation, a pregnant Queen Anne Boleyn, second wife of King Henry VIII, processed from the Tower of London, where she had been staying since her river procession on 29th May, to Westminster Hall. This coronation procession is one of those events […]

31 May 1533 – Queen Anne Boleyn’s Coronation Procession

| May 31, 2015

31 May 1533 – Queen Anne Boleyn’s Coronation Procession

On 31st May 1533, a pregnant Queen Anne Boleyn processed through the streets of London from the Tower of London to Westminster Hall in readiness for her coronation the following day. You can see maps showing the procession route and stops, and a detailed run-down of the procession, pageants and entertainment in an article I […]