May 12 – The men in the case against Anne Boleyn are tried

| May 12, 2022

May 12 – The men in the case against Anne Boleyn are tried

On this day in history, 12th May 1536, Sir Henry Norris, Sir Francis Weston, William Brereton and Mark Smeaton were tried for high treason at Westminster Hall. Unsurprisingly, they were all found guilty and sentenced to death. Here’s the link to find out about the members of the jury, the commission that tried these men […]

5 May 1536 – 8 prisoners in the Tower now – The Fall of Anne Boleyn

| May 5, 2019

5 May 1536 – 8 prisoners in the Tower now – The Fall of Anne Boleyn

By 5th May 1536, there were eight prisoners in the Tower of London: Queen Anne Boleyn and seven men implicated in her fall. Who were they? Another man had also been called to London for questioning. What was going on? I explain all in today’s video. I’m doing these “Fall of Anne Boleyn” videos daily […]