May 30 – Knights of the Bath for Anne Boleyn’s coronation, and another wedding for Henry VIII
Posted By Claire 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?
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…