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Royal Shallop Jubilant
The King and Queen will be conveyed on the Royal Shallop 'Jubilant', seen here at the re-enactment of Nelson's funeral in 2005
The Jubilant in 2006 at Bankside Pier
The Jubilant in 2006 at Bankside Pier as part of a Shakespeare's Globe event

The 500th anniversary of King Henry VIII's coronation will be marked with a magnificent Tudor river pageant rowing from the Pool of London up the River Thames to Hampton Court Palace.

At 10am anyone on the banks of the Thames in the Upper Pool of London will see King Henry VIII and his Queen boarding the Royal Shallop 'Jubilant' at the Tower of London followed by a splendidly attired entourage of Tudor courtiers and musicians.

Accompanied by a flotilla of traditional shallops and watermen's cutters, the King will proceed up the Thames with more boats joining the procession at Richmond for the final leg of the journey to Hampton Court Palace.

The Jubilant, which was built in 2002, was used in 2005 for the re-enactment of Nelson's waterborne funeral procession and to bring 'Cleopatra' to Bankside for the launch of Shakespeare's Globe's summer season in 2006.

  • Starts 10am at Tower of London
  • FREE

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