The Coronation of Elizabeth I (1559) | The Lost City of London

On this day in 1559 (*), Elizabeth was crowned queen in Westminster Abbey in London (see also November 17th posting). Her coronation procession, which saw her borne amid the throng on a golden litter, paused on its way for the staging of five pageants in her honour. The first pageant symbolised her Genealogy, and emphasised […]

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