9 May 1536 – Meetings and Legal Proceedings

| May 9, 2013

9 May 1536 – Meetings and Legal Proceedings

On Tuesday 9th May 1536, Henry VIII wrote to Thomas Cromwell from Westminster Palace “Commanding him to repair to the King to treat of matters relating to the surety of his person, his honor, and the tranquillity of the realm”1 No detail is given regarding the matters to be discussed. On the very same day, […]

Anne Boleyn Court Records Go Online

| April 10, 2009

Anne Boleyn Court Records Go Online

As part of the 500th Anniversary of Henry VIII’s accession to the throne, the National Archives have set up a special website as an online exhibition of documents from Henry’s reign. Included in these documents is Roll KB8/9, the “Baga de Secretis” or Bag of Secrets, which includes records of the opening of the trial […]