Out of the Margins Old Traditions and New Hopes The ceremony for coronations may have changed, but its echoes stretch back a millennium. Eleanor Parker | Published in Volume 73 Issue 5 May 2023 The coronation of Edward the Confessor, from Flores Historiarum by Matthew Paris, 13th century. Bridgeman Images. To continue reading this article you will need to purchase access to the online archive. Buy Online Access Buy Print & Archive Subscription If you have already purchased access, or are a print & archive subscriber, please ensure you are logged in. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any problems.