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6 June 1522 – The grand entry of Emperor Charles V into London

Charles V

On this day in history, 6th June 1522, Charles V, the Holy Roman Emperor, made a grand entry into London accompanied by King Henry VIII.

You can read two primary source accounts of Charles's entry, and the pageantry involved, in the chronicles of Edward Hall and Charles Wriothesley at the following links:

I did a video talk on Charles V's visit to England in 1522 and you can click here to view it now.

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6 June 1522 – The grand entry of Emperor Charles V into London