Anne Boleyn’s Household

| November 23, 2011

22nd November 1545 – Death of Sir William Butts, Henry VIII’s Physician

| November 22, 2011

22nd November 1545 – Death of Sir William Butts, Henry VIII’s Physician

On this day in history, 22nd November 1545, Henry VIII’s trusted physician, Sir William Butts, died at Fulham Manor, Middlesex, after suffering from a “dooble febre quartanz” – sounds nasty! Sir William Butts acted as a royal physician at the court of Henry VIII from 1528 until his death. His patients included the King himself, […]

Anne Boleyn’s Household

| March 16, 2011

Anne Boleyn’s Household

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article on some of Anne Boleyn’s ladies – see Anne Boleyn’s Ladies-in-waiting and the comments section below it – so I thought it would also be good to look at the men who made up Anne Boleyn’s household:- William Coffin – Master of the Horse Eric Ives, […]

Anne Boleyn’s Ladies-in-Waiting

| March 2, 2011

Anne Boleyn’s Ladies-in-Waiting

I am often asked about Anne Boleyn’s ladies-in-waiting, so I thought it would be good to write a post giving the low-down on some of her ladies. I apologise if I have missed any, but here is some information on the ladies mentioned in the primary sources as serving Anne Boleyn at one time or […]