I always find it strange at this time of year to switch from writing about Anne Boleyn’s final days in May 1536 to the lead-up to her coronation in May 1533. How different things were just three years apart.
On this day in Tudor history, 28th May 1533, over four months after Henry VIII had married Anne at Whitehall, and six months after a possible secret marriage at Dover, Archbishop Cranmer proclaimed the union valid. Anne was now officially queen and it was just in time for her coronation!
Here’s my #TudorHistoryShorts video on this event: