The Fall of Anne Boleyn: Day -9

| May 10, 2020

On 10th May 1536, the imprisoned Queen Anne Boleyn had just nine days left to live. While Anne was confined in the queen’s apartments of the royal palace at the Tower of London, the Grand Jury of Middesex was meeting to decide on whether there was enough evidence to send the queen and the accused […]

10 May 1536 – Queen Anne Boleyn to stand trial

| May 10, 2018

10 May 1536 – Queen Anne Boleyn to stand trial

On this day in history, Wednesday 10th May 1536, just ten days after the first arrest, the Grand Jury of Middlesex convened. Their foreman, Giles Heron, son-in-law of the late Sir Thomas More, announced that they had decided that their was sufficient evidence to suggest that Queen Anne Boleyn, Sir Henry Norris, Sir Francis Weston, […]