24 June 1509 – Coronation of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon

| June 24, 2011

24 June 1509 – Coronation of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon

Henry VIII became King on the 21st April 1509, on the death of his father, Henry VII, but he did not get crowned until 24th June 1509, thirteen days after his marriage to Catherine of Aragon, daughter of Isabel I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon. Henry decided that he and his Queen would […]

The Coronation of King Henry VIII and Queen Catherine

| June 24, 2010

The Coronation of King Henry VIII and Queen Catherine

On this day in history, 24th June 1509, Henry VIII was crowned King of England and his new bride, Catherine of Aragon, was crowned Queen Catherine. The celebrations for the coronation began on the 21st June with Henry riding from Greenwich to the Tower of London, via London Bridge and Gracechurch Street. On the night […]

****NEWSFLASH – Follow Henry VIII’s Coronation – NEWSFLASH****

| June 24, 2009

****NEWSFLASH – Follow Henry VIII’s Coronation – NEWSFLASH****

On this day in history, on 24th June 1509,  Henry VIII was crowned King of England and his new bride, Catherine of Aragon, was crowned Queen. I’m not going to write about his Coronation because he is taking over this blog already! However, you can follow his special day on Twitter. Simply follow “I am […]