Oh, what times we’ve had at our Field of late. Nero is in a humour blacker than his coat. He told me (privily) that his old master has been sick again, and like to die. 816 more words
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15 January 1559: Elizabeth I is crowned Queen of England
Two months after the death of her half-sister, Queen Mary I, 25-year-old Elizabeth Tudor was crowned Queen Elizabeth I at Westminster Abbey in London, at 12pm. 23 more words
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. 260 more words