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Victoria’s Coronation Day in the Isle of Man (28 June 1838)

The Coronation of King Charles III: Lord of Mann

Wednesday, 3 May 2023 - 17 minutes

In a special series to mark the Coronation of King Charles III, Jude Dicken and Emma Morter from Manx National Heritage reflect on Coronation Days Past in the Isle of Man, using archive material from Manx newspaper articles from the time. Here, they retell stories from the coronation of Queen Victoria, who was crowned at Westminster Abbey on 28 June 1838, aged 19. (image below - George Hayter, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.)

You can find many more fascinating articles - both in print and recorded audio - on the iMuseum website. 


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