What are the facts surrounding Queen Victoria and her devotion for the Tudors period? What was her opinion concerning Anne Boleyn?

I don't know what Queen Victoria's personal feelings were about Anne Boleyn but the committee who were in charge of the restoration of the Chapel of St Peter ad Vincula, and who reported back to the Queen, treated her remains with respect and care, re-interred them in a coffin marked with a brass plaque and then marked her resting place with a beautiful memorial tile. It was also in Queen Victoria's reign that the scaffold spot was marked with a plaque, although it was actually put in the wrong place!
I think the Victorians saw Anne Boleyn, Catherine Howard and Lady Jane Grey as tragic victims and romanticised their stories.

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  1. Shannah Janjetich says:

    So where was the right place, as I have been to the Tower of London and they say around the area of the courtyard but that they are not 100% sure.

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