Edward VI is Crowned King – 20 February 1547

Posted By claire on February 20, 2011

On the 20th February 1547, just under a month after the death of his father, Henry VIII, nine year old Edward was crowned King Edward VI.

You can read more about the son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour, and half-brother of Mary I and Elizabeth I, in the following articles:-


2 Responses to “Edward VI is Crowned King – 20 February 1547”

  1. Lisa Davis says:

    He looks even younger underneath all that clothing. Like a mini me version of Henry.

  2. Lara says:

    I mentioned this on another site, but this portrait in particular bears such a striking resemblance to his mother’s 1537 Holbein portrait! Edward definitely resembled his Mum.

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