Words on the Wind

To Witness One Event in History

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The question is: If you could have personally witnessed one event in history, what would you want to have seen?

Queen Elizabeth I in her Coronation Robes.(Image credited to http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page)

Queen Elizabeth I in her Coronation Robes. (Image credited to http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page)

My Answer:

The Day is November 17th and the year is 1558.   I am decked out in the most extravagant gown I could find, standing along the edge of a red carpet that has been stretched along the center of the polished tile floor.   The high ceilings of the Westminster Abbey in London rise high above my head, reminding me how small I really am.   The crowd has gathered outside of the Abbey, but I have the privilege to be standing inside with a handful of others, witnessing in person this amazing historic event.   I am waiting with some apprehension for Elizabeth I to walk down that red carpet and take her seat upon a gold throne that waits at the end.   Today Elizabeth I of London will be crowned queen of both London and Ireland.   Today is her coronation, and that is the historic event I have chosen to see.


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My name is Lindsay. I was born in 1994. I am a story-teller, writer, and photographer. I love all crazy different things! I also love all types of art because you can express yourself through it and create anything you can dream of! P.S. If you have any feedback, I would love to hear it!

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