May 10 – The charges against Queen Anne Boleyn, George Boleyn, Lord Rochford and four courtiers

Posted By on May 10, 2022

On this day in history, 10th May 1536, the Grand Jury of Middlesex met to decide on whether Queen Anne Boleyn, George Boleyn, Lord Rochford, Sir Henry Norris, Sir Francis Weston, William Brereton and Mark Smeaton should be sent to trial.

The jury decided that there was enough evidence to try these people and then drew up the indictment.

In this video, I explain what happened and give a summary of the charges laid against the queen and the five men…

Here is a link to the article I mentioned, where you can read the indictment for yourself – https://www.theanneboleynfiles.com/10th-may-1536…

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