Editors. "Coronation of Elizabeth I". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14965, accessed 26 June 2016.]
Elizabeth I is crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey. Festivities included a grand procession of five pageants, emphasising the ways in which Elizabeth would be superior to her precedessor Mary, such as in her English genealogy and her virtues in opposition to superstition and ignorance.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are a member (student of staff) of a subscribing institution (see List), you should be able to access the LE on campus directly (without the need to log in), and off-campus either via the institutional log in we offer, or via your institution's remote access facilities, or by creating a personal user account with your institutional email address. If you are not a member of a subscribing institution, you will need to purchase a personal subscription. For more information on how to subscribe as an individual user, please see under Individual Subcriptions.