April 11 – Victory for Anne Boleyn and the end of a rebel

| April 11, 2022

April 11 – Victory for Anne Boleyn and the end of a rebel

On this day in Tudor history, 11th April 1533, Good Friday, King Henry VIII informed his council that Anne Boleyn, the woman he’d married in January 1533, was his rightful wife and queen, and should be accorded royal honours. Finally, things were going right for the couple, who had been waiting for this moment since […]

11 April 1533 – Anne Boleyn to be recognised as queen

| April 11, 2018

11 April 1533 – Anne Boleyn to be recognised as queen

Not only was this day in 1533 an important day in the religious calendar, being Good Friday, it was also an important day for Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn. It was on 11th April 1533 that Henry VIII ordered his council to recognise Anne as his rightful wife and queen, and to […]

11 April 1533 – Royal honours for Anne Boleyn

| April 11, 2017

11 April 1533 – Royal honours for Anne Boleyn

On this day in history, 11th April 1533, Good Friday, King Henry VIII ordered his council to recognise his second wife, Anne Boleyn, as his rightful wife and queen, and to accord her royal honours. While the king was ordering his council to do this, his new Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, was working on […]