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20 February 1547 – Nine-year-old Edward VI is crowned king

Edward VI

On this day in history, 20th February 1547, the nine-year-old son of the late King Henry VIII was crowned King Edward VI by Archbishop Thomas Cranmer at Westminster Abbey.

Here are some links for you to read more about Edward VI and his coronation:

Also on this day in history, 20th February 1516, Mary I was christened in the Church of the Observant Friars at Greenwich - click here to read about her birth and christening.

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20 February 1547 – Nine-year-old Edward VI is crowned king