Anne Boleyn’s Coronation Procession

| April 6, 2010

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Poem – The Crowning of Queen Anne

| July 30, 2009

Poem – The Crowning of Queen Anne

This is part two of Esther Hyams’ poem about the coronation of Anne Boleyn, and it forms part of a series of poems on Anne’s life. Queen Anne’s Coronation Part 2 – The crowning of Queen Anne On 1st June, 1533 was the coronation of Queen Anne A six-month pregnant queen – no longer Mistress […]

Poem – The Procession

| July 30, 2009

Poem – The Procession

This poem is part of Esther Hyams’ series of poems telling the life story of Anne Boleyn. Queen Anne’s Coronation Part 1 – The procession Somewhat big with child and impervious to the frowns Anne Boleyn, a good candidate to receive the consort’s crown. Anne added an extra panel to her dress for her growing […]

Henry VIII’s Coronation Anniversary

| June 22, 2009

If you read my blog post “Henry VIII Coronation Weekend” last week, you’ll know that the Historic Royal Palaces were putting on a Coronation river pageant and special festivities at Hampton Court Palace over the weekend. Well, the Historic Royal Palaces have just released photos of this wonderful event and I have made a slideshow […]

Henry VIII Coronation Weekend – This Weekend!

| June 17, 2009

Henry VIII Coronation Weekend – This Weekend!

Am I ever going to be able to get on with my next Anne Boleyn instalment or is Henry VIII doing his utmost to stop me?! I couldn’t not blog about this weekend’s special events to celebrate the 500 year anniversary of Henry VIII’s accession to the throne, could I? And if you’re in or […]

Anne Boleyn’s Coronation

| June 1, 2009

On this day in history, 1st June 1533, Anne Boleyn was crowned Queen of England. Preparations for the coronation began after the marriage of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon was pronounced invalid by Archbishop Cranmer on May 23rd 1533. The lavish celebrations which led up to Anne Boleyn’s coronation lasted an incredible four days […]