1 September 1532 – Anne Boleyn is elevated to the peerage

The 1st September 1532 was a very important day for Anne Boleyn, King Henry VIII’s sweetheart, for it was on this day in history that she was elevated to the peerage in a special ceremony at Windsor Castle.

Not only was Anne created Marquess of Pembroke, she was also made a very wealthy woman, and all in her own right too. It was just in time for Henry and Anne’s trip to Calais too. They were going there to meet with King Francis I of France, to try and get his support for their relationship. These were exciting times for Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.

You can find out more about this day in 1532, the ceremony and who was there, and what Anne was given by the king, in this video:

If you prefer articles, you can read a post about this day – click here.

Here is today’s “on this day in Tudor history” video, if you’re interested. He’s a fascinating Tudor man:

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