Henry and Anne engravingOn this day in history, 25th January 1533, Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn got married in a secret ceremony at Whitehall.

You can read all about the marriage in my article 25 January 1533 – Marriage of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.

This might not have been the first marriage ceremony that the couple had been through though. According to chronicler Edward Hall, the couple got married on St Erkenwald’s Day 1532 (14th November) on their return from their trip to Calais – Click here to read more about the possible St Erkenwald’s Day wedding.

The couple were married just over three years. Anne was executed for treason on 19th May 1536, shortly after their marriage was annulled, and Henry VIII married Jane Seymour on 30th May 1536.

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