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The Queen’s Crown

While we didn’t see Queen Mary being crowned with the Queen’s Crown, it was used for the Queen’s coronation for over 100 years. This crown was made in 1731 for Queen Sophie Magdalene (born of Brandenburg-Kulmbach) as she refused to wear the crown of her predecessor, Anna Sophie Reventlow, whom she hated. The crown was [read more]


The Queen’s Coronation Chair

To the right of the Danish Coronation Chair stands the silver Queen’s Coronation Chair. The Queen’s Coronation Chair was made by Nils Jonson for the 1731 coronation of Queen Sophie Magdalene (born of Brandenburg-Kulmbach). It matches the King’s chair in height. The Queen’s Coronation Chair is currently on display next to the King’s chair at [read more]