Posted By Claire on May 30, 2020
On this day in history, on the night of 30th/31st May 1533, in the lead-up to Queen Anne Boleyn’s coronation, eighteen men were created Knights of the Bath at the Tower of London.
The list of men dubbed that knight includes Sir Francis Weston, who would be executed in May 1536 accused of sleeping with the queen and plotting with her.
But what was involved in being dubbed a Knight of the Bath, and who else was dubbed in 1533? Find out more in this video:
Also on this day in history, three years later on 30th May 1536, Henry VIII married his third wife, Jane Seymour. Find out more in last year’s video: