Gone Medieval

Medieval Origins of Coronations

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Episode notes

A coronation is a moment of history packed with symbolism and meaning, and throughout April 2023 Gone Medieval will be your perfect historical companion to the coronation of King Charles III.

In the first of four special episodes, Matt Lewis traces certain elements of the coronation ceremony back to their medieval origins, looking back to the earliest English coronation records. 

This episode was mixed and produced by Rob Weinberg.

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