Thursday, January 15, 2015

On This Day in Elizabethan History: Elizabeth Tudor is Crowned Queen of England

A detail of The Coronation Portrait of Elizabeth I, showing her free-flowing hair. Image public domain through Creative Commons licensing. NPG, London.
On this day in 1559, Elizabeth Tudor was crowned Queen of England at Westminster Abbey. To learn about her coronation, and the festivities that took place both before and after, please read our feature-length BeingBess article here.