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1 September 1532 – Anne Boleyn is created Marquis of Pembroke in her own right

| September 1, 2014

1 September 1532 – Anne Boleyn is created Marquis of Pembroke in her own right

On 1st September 1532, Anne Boleyn was created Marquis of Pembroke, a title in her own right, at a ceremony at Windsor Castle. The purpose of the granting of the title was to “fit” Anne for the European stage, in readiness for the couple’s upcoming meeting with King Francis I of France. Despite years of […]

1 September 1532 – Henry VIII makes Anne Boleyn Marquis of Pembroke

| September 1, 2013

1 September 1532 – Henry VIII makes Anne Boleyn Marquis of Pembroke

On 1st September 1532, Henry VIII made Anne Boleyn Marquis of Pembroke, a title in her own right, to “fit” her for the European stage and in readiness for the couple’s upcoming meeting with King Francis I of France. The Great Matter was still not resolved and Anne was not yet Henry’s wife and Queen, […]

1 September 1532 – Anne Boleyn Created Marquis of Pembroke

| September 1, 2012

1 September 1532 – Anne Boleyn Created Marquis of Pembroke

On this day in history, 1st September 1532, Anne Boleyn was created Marquis of Pembroke, a title in her own right, at Windsor Castle. The record in Letters and Papers reads: “”Creacion of lady Anne, doughter to therle of Wilteshier, marquesse of Penbroke.” Sunday, 1 Sept. 1532, 24 Hen. VIII. The lady was conveyed by […]

1 September 1532 – Anne Boleyn Becomes Marquis of Pembroke

| September 1, 2011

1 September 1532 – Anne Boleyn Becomes Marquis of Pembroke

On this day in history, Sunday 1st September 1532, at Windsor Castle, Henry VIII fitted Anne Boleyn for the European stage by making her Marquis of Pembroke. The patent of nobility conferred this title on Anne in her own right, and on any subsequent offspring, and she was also granted lands worth £1000 per annum. […]

1st September 1532 – Anne Boleyn Becomes Marquis of Pembroke

| September 1, 2010

1st September 1532 – Anne Boleyn Becomes Marquis of Pembroke

On this day in history, 1st September 1532, Anne Boleyn was created Marquis of Pembroke to fit her for what Eric Ives calls “the European Stage”. Anne Boleyn was not yet queen, to Henry and Anne’s annoyance, so it was essential for Anne to be given status in readiness for her impending meeting with Francis […]

Anne Boleyn Becomes Marquis of Pembroke

| September 1, 2009

Anne Boleyn Becomes Marquis of Pembroke

On this day in history, 1st September 1532, Henry VIII made Anne Boleyn Marquis (Marchioness or Marquess) of Pembroke. Why did Henry give Anne such a prestigious title in her own right? Quite simply it was to “fit” her for the European stage, in readiness for meeting King Francis I of France. “The Great Matter” […]