Coronation of Elizabeth I (46 words)

Historical Context Note

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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.

Editors. "Coronation of Elizabeth I". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[, accessed 24 October 2016.]

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  1. Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion