November 25 – A queen is crowned

| November 25, 2022

November 25 – A queen is crowned

On this day in Tudor history, 25th November 1487, the Feast of St Catherine, in the reign of King Henry VII, the king’s queen consort, Elizabeth of York, was crowned queen at Westminster Abbey. Let me shares details of Elizabeth of York’s coronation, including Elizabeth’s apparel, and who attended, plus a list of some of […]

November 24 – The coronation procession of Elizabeth of York, Henry VII’s wife and Henry VIII’s mother

| November 24, 2022

November 24 – The coronation procession of Elizabeth of York, Henry VII’s wife and Henry VIII’s mother

On this day in Tudor history, Saturday 24th November 1487, in the reign of King Henry VII, the coronation procession of the king’s queen consort, Elizabeth of York, took place in London. Her coronation would take place the following day. Elizabeth of York, eldest daughter of King Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville, had become queen […]

25 November – A vicious man who saved an archbishop and the coronation of Elizabeth of York

| November 25, 2021

25 November – A vicious man who saved an archbishop and the coronation of Elizabeth of York

On this day in Tudor history, 25th November 1545, lawyer, member of Parliament, diplomat and ecclesiastical administrator, Sir Thomas Legh (Leigh), died. Legh was a faithful servant to King Henry VIII, but his work during the dissolution of the monasteries led to complaints against him and even rebellion. He was a vicious man, known for […]

24 November – The death of John Knox and the coronation procession of Elizabeth of York

| November 24, 2021

24 November – The death of John Knox and the coronation procession of Elizabeth of York

On this day in Tudor history, 24th November 1572, John Knox, the Scottish clergyman, famous Reformer , royal chaplain, and founder of Presbyterianism, died at his home in Edinburgh as his second wife, Margaret, read aloud from Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians. John Knox is known for bringing the Protestant reformation to the church […]

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