15 January 1559 – Elizabeth I’s coronation and the choice of date

| January 15, 2015

15 January 1559 – Elizabeth I’s coronation and the choice of date

At 12pm on January 15th 1559*, Elizabeth I was crowned Queen of England, a huge achievement for the second daughter of Henry VIII and the daughter of a woman executed as a traitor and adulteress. As someone who is fascinated by Elizabeth’s mother, Anne Boleyn, I find it ironic and also wonderful that it is […]