The Drama of Coronation: Medieval Ceremony in Early Modern England
by Alice Hunt
The coronation was, and perhaps still is, one of the most important ceremonies of a monarch's reign. This book examines the five coronations that took place in England between 1509 and 1559. It considers how the sacred rite and its related ceremonies and pageants responded to monarchical and religious change, and charts how they were interpreted by contemporary observers....more
Hardcover, 242 pages
Published December 31st 2008 by Cambridge University Press
(first published November 10th 2008)
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