Posted By Claire on May 19, 2022
On this day in Tudor history, 19th May 1536, Queen Anne Boleyn, second wife of King Henry VIII, was executed at the Tower of London. As her friend, Archbishop Thomas Cranmer said, “she who has been the Queen of England upon Earth will today become a Queen in heaven.”
In this video, I explain exactly what happened on this day and I also share Queen Anne Boleyn’s execution speech.
And on that very same day, Archbishop Cranmer issued a dispensation for Henry VIII to marry Jane Seymour…