Judith, England’s First Crowned Queen with Florence Scott

When HM The Queen was crowned in 1953, her Coronation ceremony contained some subtle nods to another Queen who made history 1100 years earlier.

Princess Judith of Flanders was the first woman to be crowned as Queen among the West Saxons.


But her two royal marriages were not without controversy.


In this episode of Gone Medieval, Dr. Cat Jarman finds out more about Queen Judith from medieval historian Florence Scott.


The Senior Producer on this episode was Elena Guthrie. The Producer was Rob Weinberg. It was edited and mixed by Thomas Ntinas.


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