In May 2023, people across the country and the Commonwealth will celebrate the coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort.

To mark this momentous occasion, we’ve brought together records and stories from our collection to reveal intriguing tales from historical coronations and royal history.

On the Record: Coronations

In this episode of The National Archives' podcast, On the Record, our specialists examine records from previous coronations and explore how traditions have formed and changed through the centuries.