7 May 1536 – William Latymer, Queen Anne Boleyn’s chaplain, is searched

On this day in history, 7th May 1536, five days after her arrest, Queen Anne Boleyn’s chaplain, William Latymer, was searched by the mayor and jurates of Sandwich in Kent.

He had just landed on English soil after a trip to Flanders on the queen’s business.

What was his business and did they find anything on him?

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