How the Queen’s Coronation Ended Up Being Televised

The true story behind the televised coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

Sal Writes
Oct 16 · 5 min read
Photo Credits: The Independent

When King George VI passed away at the age of 56 on February 6, 1952, his eldest daughter Princess Elizabeth was next in line to the throne and was proclaimed queen shortly after her father’s death. Her coronation took place on June 2, 1953, at Westminster Abbey…