May 30 – Knights of the Bath for Anne Boleyn’s coronation, and another wedding for Henry VIII

Posted By on May 30, 2022

On this day in Tudor history, on the night of 30th/31st May 1533, as part of the celebrations for Queen Anne Boleyn’s coronation, which was scheduled for 1st June, eighteen men were created Knights of the Bath.

What did this mean? What happened in this night-long ceremony?

Find out…

Exactly three years later, on 30th May 1536, just eleven days after Anne Boleyn, his second wife, was executed, Henry VIII moved on to wife number three, Jane Seymour.

Find out more about the wedding and the bride and groom…

1 thought on “May 30 – Knights of the Bath for Anne Boleyn’s coronation, and another wedding for Henry VIII”

  1. Christine says:

    Sir Francis Weston was made a knight of the bath in this ceremony the young man who was to die alongside his queen and four others barely three years later.

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