23 June 1509 – The coronation procession of King Henry VIII and Queen Catherine

| June 23, 2017

23 June 1509 – The coronation procession of King Henry VIII and Queen Catherine

On this day in history, Saturday 23rd June, the eve of their joint coronation, King Henry VIII and his queen consort, Catherine of Aragon, processed through the streets of London, from the Tower of London to Westminster in preparation for the coronation at Westminster Abbey. Chronicler Edward Hall gives the following account of the procession […]