#FridayFun – Quiz – Anne Boleyn’s Fall Part 1
Posted By Claire on May 12, 2023
This week’s #FridayFun is a quiz testing your knowledge of the events leading up to the execution of Queen Anne Boleyn in 1536. It doesn’t seem right to call it fun, does it?
#1. Anne Boleyn miscarried a male foetus on the same day as this event.
Anne miscarried on 29th January 1536, the day that Catherine was laid to rest at Peterborough Abbey.
#2. According to Chapuys, Henry VIII wore this colour "from top to toe" when celebrating Catherine of Aragon's death.
#3. On which feast day did Anne Boleyn's almoner, John Skip, preach a controversial sermon?
#4. On 18th March 1536, Anne was described as being in an "intense rage" due to this man being appointed to the privy chamber.
#5. Anne thought that her brother, Lord Rochford, would be elected to the Order of the Garter in April 1536, but he wasn't. Who was?
#6. On 29th April 1536, Anne Boleyn had encounters with two courtiers, Sir Henry Norris and .........
#7. On 1st May 1536, Henry VIII left the May Day joust abruptly and rode to this palace with Sir Henry Norris.
#8. Where was Anne Boleyn on 2nd May 1536, when she was arrested?
#9. True or false: Anne's brother, George Boleyn, Lord Rochford, was arrested on the same day as Anne?
#10. Where in the Tower of London was Anne Boleyn imprisoned following her arrest?
If you missed the first quiz, you can do that by clicking here.