1533 – Anne Boleyn is finally queen!

On this day in history, 28th May 1533, Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, proclaimed the validity of Henry VIII’s marriage to Anne Boleyn. You can click here to read more about that.

1533 was a big year for Anne Boleyn – she got married to King Henry VIII, her husband’s first marriage was finally officially annulled, her marriage to Henry VIII was proclaimed valid, she was recognised as queen, she was crowned queen at Westminster Abbey, and she gave birth to a healthy baby girl, the future Queen Elizabeth I.

Phew! What a year!

I created A Timeline of Anne Boleyn’s Relationship with Henry VIII – From 1528-1533, but I thought it would be helpful to list links to articles on the key events of 1533 here.

Picture: Hever Castle rose portrait of Anne Boleyn; a recreation of Anne Boleyn’s falcon badge based on the illumination in The Ecclesiaste manuscript, copyright Tim Ridgway.

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  1. I am exhausted just reading all that. When you think Anne was pregnant during the whole of her coronation events, it was hot and all this around the annulment, then having her baby in a comfortable but hot room…oh my.

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