2 May 1536 – The arrests of Queen Anne Boleyn and George Boleyn, Lord Rochford – The Fall of Anne Boleyn

| May 2, 2019

2 May 1536 – The arrests of Queen Anne Boleyn and George Boleyn, Lord Rochford – The Fall of Anne Boleyn

This day in 1536 was the day of the annual May Day joust. All seemed normal and happy, and nobody watching could have known that the leaders of the challengers and defenders would soon be imprisoned. Find out what happened at the joust, and what happened when the king left abruptly with his good friend […]

2 May 1536 – Anne Boleyn’s arrest

| May 2, 2018

2 May 1536 – Anne Boleyn’s arrest

On this day in history, Tuesday 2nd May, Queen Anne Boleyn was informed that the king’s council required her presence in the council chamber of Greenwich Palace. When she got there, the council informed her that she was being accused of having sexual relations with three men: Mark Smeaton, Sir Henry Norris and an unnamed […]