In this latest edition of my Fan Q&A series for the Anne Boleyn Files and Tudor Society YouTube channel, I’m answering Jessica’s question “Did Anne Boleyn bring French fashion to court herself or were others involved?” Anne Boleyn spent six years in France and was described by a contemporary as “native French” in her ways, […]
On this day in Tudor history, 4th June 1536, Whitsun, Jane Seymour was officially proclaimed queen at Greenwich. Jane was Henry VIII’s third wife and this proclamation took place just over two weeks after the execution of her predecessor, Anne Boleyn. Find out more about what happened on this day in 1536 in this video: […]
On this day in Tudor history, 1st June 1533, Whitsun, six-momth pregnant Anne Boleyn, second wife of King Henry VIII, was crowned queen at Westminster Abbey in London. Here’s my #TudorHistoryShorts video on it: Here is my detailed video on Anne Boleyn’s coronation: And if you prefer reading articles, you can read about the coronation […]
On this day in Tudor history, 31st May 1533, just three days after her marriage to King Henry VIII had been proclaimed valid, the six-month pregnant Queen Anne Boleyn processed from the Tower of London to Westminster. It was a lavish eve of coronation procession with lots of entertainment, including pageants, orations, music, and wine […]
On this day in Tudor history, 29th May 1533, the citizens of London were treated to a spectacular river procession. It was part of the coronation celebrations for England’s new queen, Anne Boleyn. Here’s my longer, more detailed video on the procession: If you prefer reading articles then you can click here.
You may have seen Kate McCaffrey on the news discussing her research and the new inscriptions she discovered in one Anne Boleyn’s Books of Hours. Kate kindly offered to do a couple of guest articles for me, one for us here at the Anne Boleyn Files and one for the Tudor Society website. Do follow […]