“The peo­ple said ‘Yea’”

BBC History Magazine - - Tudor Letters -

“Af­ter­ward, all things be­ing pre­pared for the coro­na­tion, the king, be­ing then but nine years old, passed through the City of London as hereto­fore hath been used, and came to the palace of West­min­ster, and the next day came into West­min­ster Hall, and it was asked [of] the peo­ple whether they would have him to be their king, who an­swered ‘Yea, yea’.”

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