19th May 1536 – The Execution of Queen Anne Boleyn

Posted By on May 19, 2012

At dawn on 19th May 1536, Queen Anne Boleyn celebrated the Mass for the last time, receiving the Sacrament from her almoner, John Skip. She then ate breakfast and waited to hear Sir William Kingston’s footsteps outside her door.

At 8am, the Constable appeared, informing Anne that the hour of her death was near and that she should get herself ready.

Read more over on The Fall of Anne Boleyn timeline – click here – where you can also listen to an audio of me reading my account of Anne’s execution.

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