New Video on Anne Boleyn’s Prison and Execution Spot

| August 29, 2011

New Video on Anne Boleyn’s Prison and Execution Spot

Recently, I have received many emails from people planning a visit to the Tower of London asking for help in identifying the part of the Tower where Anne Boleyn was imprisoned in May 1536 and the location of the scaffold. I have written about it in the past – see Anne Boleyn and the Tower […]

19 May 1536 – Anne Boleyn’s Execution

| May 19, 2011

19 May 1536 – Anne Boleyn’s Execution

Today is one of mourning and tragedy, our Queen is no more, having been brutally slain earlier today. Executed as a traitor within the confines of the Tower of London’s wall. Everybody is in shock, nobody is saying anything and the world is a darker and sadder place. Sir William Kingston was ordered by Thomas […]

Are You Commemorating the Execution of Anne Boleyn?

| May 19, 2011

Are You Commemorating the Execution of Anne Boleyn?

Today is the 475th anniversary of Anne Boleyn’s execution on the 19th May 1536.  I will be at the Tower of London paying my respects at Anne Boleyn’s memorial tile, and that of her brother, in the Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula and also to the men who died at the scaffold site on […]

15 May 1536 – Queen Anne Boleyn is Sentenced to Death!

| May 15, 2011

15 May 1536 – Queen Anne Boleyn is Sentenced to Death!

Today, 15th May 1536, Queen Anne Boleyn was tried in the King’s Hall of the Tower of London in front of an estimated 2,000 spectators. A great platform1 had been erected in the hall so that everybody could see and the Lord High Steward, the Duke of Norfolk who was representing the King, sat on […]

Yann’s Entry

| May 12, 2011

Yann’s Entry

Queen Anne, The Concubine, The Scandal Of Christendom, whatever her nicknames, was to be executed at 9 o’clock, today, the 19th of May. Many rumours have been wide spread about the reasons of her trial and all were saying that the Lady, using witchcraft, bewitched the King as well as many other men, committed adultery […]

Katherine’s Entry

| May 12, 2011

Katherine’s Entry

I do not know whether to feel relieved or scared for my soul. The Marquess of Pembroke is about to die, and it is mainly my doing. It is my fault that an innocent woman is about to die. No. I have done the king’s bidding. That is all that matters. She was guilty! I […]

Tamar’s Entry

| May 11, 2011

Tamar’s Entry

LIVE FROM TOWER GREEN: We are speaking to an eye-witness to today’s tragic event, Mr. John—oh wait, he doesn’t want us to print his last name for fear of repercussion. As you can see, he is even now wiping away tears. May I ask you, my good man, to describe your experience today? I’d no […]

Julia’s Entry

| May 11, 2011

Julia’s Entry

I ever did revile the name of Anne Boleyn as a usurper. She took the place of our rightful Queen, the good Queen Catherine. She has haughty and proud and it did not win her many hearts. But, for as much I did not think her fit to be our Queen, I certainly did not […]