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

| June 1, 2014

On 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 […]

1 June 1533 – Queen Anne Boleyn’s Coronation

| June 1, 2013

1st June 1533, Whitsun, was the fourth and final day of Queen Anne Boleyn’s coronation events and was the big day: the coronation ceremony at Westminster Abbey. The Mayor of London, aldermen, sheriffs and Council of the City of London took a barge to Westminster at 7am and there waited for the Queen. Anne arrived […]