Monday 26 January
Open 9:30 - 15:30
View full list of opening times
Anne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII and daughter of Thomas Boleyn, Earl of Ormond and Wiltshire, was crowned queen in Westminster Abbey by Thomas Cranmer on Whit Sunday 1 June 1533.
John, youngest son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine was born in Oxford on 24 December 1167.
Queen Anne was buried on 24 August 1714 next to her husband in the Stuart vault in the south aisle of Henry VII’s chapel.
He was a son of Stephen, Count of Blois and his wife Adela, daughter of William ‘the Conqueror’ and was born in about 1096.
Alexandrina Victoria was the only child of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent (a son of George III) and his wife Princess Victoria.
Mary was crowned in the Abbey on Sunday 1 October 1553. Both Anne of Cleves and the future Elizabeth I followed the queen as she processed into the Abbey. Coronation oil ‘tainted’ by her Protestant brother Edward VI at his coronation was not
Mary was the eldest daughter of James, Duke of York (who succeeded as James II in 1685) and his first wife Anne Hyde (1637-1671).
Henry I was crowned at Westminster Abbey on 6 August 1100
Henry was born at Monmouth on 16 December 1387, eldest son of Henry IV and Mary de Bohun, and succeeded his father in 1413.
James was the son of Charles I and Henrietta Maria and was born at St James’ Palace on 14 October 1633 and succeeded his father as King in 1685.
© 2015 The Dean and Chapter of Westminster
Website design - Design by Structure