29 January – Queen Anne Boleyn miscarries and the burial of Catherine of Aragon
Posted By joelridg on January 29, 2022
On this day in Tudor history, 29th January 1536, the same day that Catherine of Aragon was buried at Peterborough Abbey, Queen Anne Boleyn, second wife of King Henry VIII suffered a miscarriage.
Contemporary accounts state that she was around 3 1/2 months pregnant and that it was a boy.
In this talk, I share information given by the imperial ambassador on Anne Boleyn’s miscarriage, including the gossip concerning the king and a certain Jane Seymour.
Also on this day in Tudor history, on the very same day, Henry VIII’s first wife, Catherine of Aragon, was buried.
Find out more about Catherine’s burial in this video…
1 thought on “29 January – Queen Anne Boleyn miscarries and the burial of Catherine of Aragon”
It’s really sad that Anne lost this baby in particular because she was in danger from this point on. It’s also ironic because now that Katharine was dead, she really was Queen and this child should have secured her future. Instead, although a normal miscarriage, no deformed child, the loss of a male child led to her ultimate doom.