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 […]

Anne Boleyn Letters

| May 15, 2009

Anne Boleyn Letters

Here is the letter that some people believe that Anne Boleyn wrote to Henry VIII from the Tower of London, after her arrest. It is said to have been found in Thomas Cromwell’s belongings which probably means that it never made it into the hands of the King:- ” Sir, your Grace’s displeasure, and my […]

The Trial of Anne Boleyn

| May 15, 2009

It’s a sad day today here at The Anne Boleyn Files, as we think about the trial of Anne Boleyn, and her brother George, that took place on this day (15th May) in 1536 in the King’s Hall, the Tower of London. The day when our heroine was found guilty of all charges and sentenced […]