Coronation related articles

  1. 30/04/2023

    During the Coronation the King is presented with a number of objects which have a symbolic meaning. These include the Sovereign’s Orb, Sceptres, crowns and sword.

  2. 30/04/2023

    The Coronation Service is, at its heart and in its structure, a celebration of Holy Communion.

  3. 04/05/2023

    As the country prepares to celebrate the Coronation of the King and Queen at Westminster Abbey, more than 2,000 local events have been registered by Church of England churches.

  4. 30/04/2023

    Why do bishops sit in the House of Lords? What is the link between Church and State?

  5. 30/04/2023

    The Coronation of the King and Queen Consort takes place in Westminster Abbey. Though a large church, Westminster Abbey is not a cathedral. It is an abbey church, and a Royal Peculiar.

  6. 30/04/2023

    The Church of England traces its history in England back to the early centuries of the Christian faith.

  7. 30/04/2023

    Among the music at the Coronation is the most famous anthem of all, George Frederick Handel’s Zadok the Priest.

  8. 30/04/2023

    What is anointing? Why is the monarch anointed at their Coronation? Where does the practice originate? Where has King Charles III’s anointing oil come from?

  9. 30/04/2023

    What is the historical and religious significance of thrones? Which chair is used at King Charles’s Coronation? Where can the Coronation Chair be viewed by visitors?

  10. 30/04/2023

    The office of Archbishop of Canterbury dates back to St Augustine of Canterbury, the first Archbishop of Canterbury.