29 May 1533 – Anne Boleyn’s Coronation Pageantry Begins

| May 29, 2012

29 May 1533 – Anne Boleyn’s Coronation Pageantry Begins

Queen Anne Boleyn’s coronation was a four day affair, beginning on the 29th May and culminating in the coronation ceremony on the 1st June, Whitsun. The pageantry began at 1pm on Thursday 29th May when the London livery companies’ fifty barges set off from Billingsgate. These sixty to seventy foot long barges, escorted by small […]